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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.

August Activities for Seniors in Whatcom and Skagit Counties

Senior citizen activities in Skagit and Whatcom Counties 2013Time for Whatcom and Skagit County seniors to get out and about this summer!  Grab a friend or two and attend one of these great outdoor activities.

Whatcom County Senior Day in the Park, Hovander Park, Ferndale
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Additional information: (360) 733-4030

Skagit County Senior Day in the Park, Maiben Park, Burlington 
Thursday, August 15th, 2013 from 10 am – 1:00 pm
Additional information:  (360) 770-3160

The above events feature lunch, entertainment, door prizes, activities, vendor booths and dancing.  Tickets are available for a nominal fee on the day of the event.  

Alzheimer’s Society of Washington Miles for Memories Walk/Run
Saturday August 17, 2013 at Fairhaven Village Green in Bellingham.  Check in starts at 8 am.

Home Attendant Care’s information booth will be at all of these community events – stop by to say hello, learn about our services and pick up some fun promotional items!