(CAREGIVER AND PERSON WITH EARLY MEMORY LOSS)
First & Third Thursdays of every month at the Congregational Church
2401 Cornwall Ave Bellingham, WA 98225
1:00pm to 3:00pm
This is a two component support group, one part is for the caregivers and the other is for the person experiencing early stage memory loss.
MEMORY SUPPORT GROUP
Education is empowerment! This therapeutic and research-based peer-support group is professionally facilitated and may include discussions about the impact of the diagnosis on you and your family, coping with changing abilities, improving communication skills, finding meaningful activity, and planning for the future. You will have access to up-to-date information about treatment and research advances and available community resources. Participants must have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia related illness, and must be able to participate and feel comfortable in a group setting.
Please call in advance to discuss in private your appropriate placement into this group.
GROUP SESSIONS WILL PROVIDE...
- Information and Education
- Coping Strategies
- Discussion and problem Solving
- Emotional Support
CARE PARTNER SUPPORT GROUP
At the same time and location, ASW is also offering an additional support group in Bellingham for the care partners of those who are affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases.
For more information please contact the Alzheimer Society of Washington at:
1308 Meador Ave. Suite C1
Bellingham, WA 98229
Office (360) 671-3316
Fax (360) 715-9940