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Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter: integral to our mission, critical to our work and vital to the people we serve. 

We are committed to strengthening diversity and inclusion across our service area, actively increasing outreach to underserved communities, and working to identify and reduce barriers so that care and support services are accessible for all. We want anyone living with or caring for someone with dementia to feel welcome and trust that the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter is a safe place to turn for information and support.

Resources 

24/7 Helpline

Our 24/7 Helpline (1.800.272.3900) is available any time, day or night, to answer questions, offer support and connect you to local resources.

  • Receive help in your preferred language through our bilingual staff or translation service, which accommodates more than 200 languages. 
  • Access support through our TTY service (TTY: 866.403.3073) if assistance is required via a teletype device.

ALZ.ORG/GLOBAL

The Alzheimer's Association has translated its most popular and unique online resources and tools, available in 16 languages at: alz.org/global.
 

American Indian and Alaska Native

The Alzheimer’s Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in consultation with the International Association for Indigenous Aging, created the following resources to support discussion about dementia and caregiving within tribal communities.
 
Healthy Brain Initiative: Road Map for Indian Country

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Starting Conversations About Alzheimer’s

Hispanic/Latino 
Nuestro sitio web en Español: alz.org/espanol
 
Discusiones en Español
Discuta sus asuntos y preocupaciones en Español. Este foro es controlado por los consultores Hispanohablantes de cuidado de la Alzheimer's Association.
 
Grupos locales de apoyo en Español
 
Centro de Educación y Entrenamiento del Alzheimer
 
Publicaciones en Español

Hechos y cifras de la enfermedad de Alzheimer 2019

Mapa de la demencia: una guía para familiares y cuidadores
Para solicitar una copia en papel, envíe un correo electrónico con su nombre, dirección y cuántas copias le gustaría recibir a inquirywa@alz.org.

LGBT

AlzConnected: LGBT Community Allies Forum
Alzconnected members can connect and communicate with people who understand their unique challenges. They can pose questions dementia-related issues, create public and private groups organized around a dedicated topic and contribute to message boards.
 
Seattle LGBT Caregiver Support Group
 
LGBT Caregiver Concerns

Infographic: LGBT Older Adults and Dementia

Issues Brief: LGBT and Dementia (created in partnership with SAGE)