Diversity, equity 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, equity 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.
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.
- Dial 711 to connect with a TRS operator.
The Alzheimer's Association has translated its most popular and unique online resources and tools, available in 16 languages at: alz.org/global.
Asian American and Pacific Islander
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Alzheimer's Resource Page
Chinese Carers Support Group
(Mandarin video conference)
Black and African American
Black Americans and Alzheimer's
Understanding Memory Loss
When it's Time to Talk About Memory Loss: Early Detection Helps Protect Our Health and Independence
National Brain Health Center for African Americans
Hispanic Americans and Alzheimer's
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.
Centro de Educación y Entrenamiento del Alzheimer
El Portal Noroeste
Publicaciones en Español
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
LGBTQ Community Resources for Dementia
Seattle LGBTQIA+ Caregiver Support Group in partnership with GenPride
Third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m.
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.
LGBT Caregiver Concerns
Infographic: LGBT Older Adults and Dementia
Issues Brief: LGBT and Dementia (created in partnership with SAGE)
Native American and Alaska Native
Native Americans and Alzheimer's
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