We align with the Bellingham School District for closures and Delays.

A delay will result in a closure for our office.

Our Vision

A community where Alzheimer’s and other dementias are understood, accepted.

Our Values

We are a compassionate, responsive, and accepting organization committed to honesty,
integrity, and professionalism in all we do.

Since 1983, Dementia Support Northwest (formerly known as the Alzheimer Society of Washington) has served Whatcom County. We are an organization of volunteers, family and friends of persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related illnesses. Our mission is to educate people about dementia-related diseases.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to support people with dementia and their caregivers, families, and friends, through education and working with community partners to expand resources.

Get Involved


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Support Our Cause

Support Groups

A group strictly for caregivers


Groups for those with a diagnosis


Help us provide hope

Office Hours: 9:00am – 2:30pm

Appointments may be scheduled outside of office hours upon request.

Upcoming Events

Many thanks to our Supporters all year round!