Events Mark National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – several events are planned in Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties to educate, honor and remember.

First up is a commemorative candle lighting event organized by Alzheimer Society of Washington (based in Bellingham).  Details and RSVP info are in the flyer below.

Alzheimer Society of Washington National Candle Lighting

Later in November there will be a series of free memory screenings taking place in Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties – again sponsored by Alzheimer Society of Washington.  Details for those events are shown below.


Concerned about memory problems for yourself or a loved one?  Take action by taking advantage of these free, confidential memory screenings.

Tuesday, November 19th

10:30 am – noon at Regency at Whidbey, 1040 SW Kimball Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

10:30 am – noon at Church of the Assumption:  2116 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225.

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm at Best Western Lakeway Inn:  Lakeway Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98229.

2:00 pm -3:30 pm at Skagit Valley Senior Village:  400 Gilkey Road, Burlington, WA 98233.

Contact ASW with any questions about free dementia memory screenings, 360-671-3316.

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