Dementia Resources and Support

Mother and adult son with Down syndrome, smiling at camera.The following opportunities, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and the Washington State Dementia Action Collaborative, offer support and information to families and other caregivers.

Are you caring for someone with Down syndrome who exhibits symptoms of memory loss?

The Alzheimer’s Association invites you to participate in a new support group.

  • Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions
  • Talk through challenges and ways of coping
  • Share feelings, needs and hopes
  • Develop and maintain self-care skills
  • Learn about resources available in the community
  • Discuss your questions and concerns

For more information, contact Hannah Wishnek at 206-529-3888.

Family Caregiver Support Group Flyer

 


Dementia Action Collaborative logo featuring two multi-colored perpendicular links

Upcoming Dementia Action Collaborative Webinars: Want to Help People with Dementia in Your Community Stay Active and Connected?

The Alzheimer’s Cafe Model: A guide to getting started in your community.

Tuesday, October 23
10—11:30 a.m.
An Alzheimer’s Café or Memory Café is a monthly social gathering for people with dementia and their families in a community setting like a café, library or senior center. Learn how to bring this simple model to your area! Register Here

Dementia-Friendly Programs: Overcoming Obstacles

Thursday, November 8
10—11 a.m.
Alzheimer’s Cafés and Memory Loss Walking Groups are gaining popularity across our state. This webinar addresses common challenges in organizing these two programs, from getting the word out to finding funding. Register Here

DAC Webinar Flyer



2018

  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Join The Council

    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.