Alzheimer's Support Groups

  • The Alzheimer's Association - Western and Central State Chapter provides a wide range of valuable services.
  • Call the 24-hour helpline at 1 (800) 848-7097 or (206) 363-5500
  • Washington State Alzheimer's Association
    • 635 Andover Park West, Suite 202
      Tukwila, WA 98119
      P: (206) 363-5500
      or
    • 19031 33rd Ave W #301
    • Lynnwood, WA 98036
      P: (206) 363-5500
Find support groups in Pierce County and other communities online.

Early Stage Support Groups provided by the Alzheimer's Association


Special focus groups for people with early and mild memory loss problems meet for a 9-week seminar. Space is free but limited so pre-registration is required. The groups are a service of the Alzheimer's Association Washington State Chapter.  .

Person with memory loss must be aware of their memory loss and want to meet with others to problem solve and share. Please call Kenna Little at the Alzheimer's Association at (206) 529-3868.

Bonney Lake 
  • Bonney Lake Senior Center
    • Third Thursday, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    • 19306 Bonney Lake Blvd., E.
    • Contact: Sue Hilberg
    • Ph: (360) 551-2002
Gig Harbor


  • Gig Harbor United Methodist Church
    • 2nd Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m.
    • 7400 Pioneer Way
    • Contact: Mark Anderson
      • Ph: (253) 549-3822

Key Peninsula/Lakebay
  • The Mustard Seed Crandall Center
    • Third Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - noon.
    • 9016 154th Ave., Ct., NW,
    • Contact: Debra Jamerson
    • Ph: (360) 621-1110
Lakewood 
  • St. Mary's Episcopal Church
    • 10630 Gravelly Lake Drive, SW
    • Third Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Contact: McKenzie Golden
      • Ph: (253) 271-4073
  • Lakewood Senior Activity Center - Adults Caring for Parents
    • 9112 Lakewood D., SW
    • Third Monday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
    • Contact: Debbie Washburn
      • Ph: (253) 798-4090
Puyallup


  • Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Resource Center
    • 400 15th Ave. SE
    • 3rd Tuesday, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
    • Contact: Michelle Holden
      • Ph: (253) 224-9208

Tacoma


  • Asia Pacific Cultural Center
    • 4851 South Tacoma Way
    • First Wednesday of each month
    • 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon or 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    • Contact: Jacquelyn Whalen
    • Ph: (253) 922-3221
  • Skyline Presbyterian Church - Younger-Onset Caregivers
    • 6301 N. Westgate Blvd.
    • Tacoma 98406
    • 2nd Monday, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
    • Contact Lisa Johnson
    • Ph: (253) 905-9269
  • Early Stage Memory Loss Support Group
    • 2nd Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    • Must call facilitator for location/information - (206) 529-3868
  • Younger Onset Early Stage Memory Loss Support Group
    • 2nd Monday, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
    • Must call facilitator for location/information - (206) 529-3868

University Place


  • United Church in University Place
    • 3912 Grandview Dr., W.
    • University Place 98466
    • 1st Tuesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
    • Contact: Karen Hyde
      • Ph: (253) 819-3642

Other Support Groups


Tacoma


  • MultiCare Adult Day Health Center

Auburn


  • MultiCare Auburn Medical Center
    • 202 N. Division Street, Auburn
    • Access by 2nd Street NE entrance; follow signs to 1st floor wait area by aquarium
    • Meets in the Intensive Outpatient Room
    • Meets second Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
    • Call (253) 804-2813