The nonprofit Alzheimer’s Association — Washington State Chapter is looking for a volunteer facilitator for a caregiver support group in Ballard. These groups provide emotional, educational and social support for family caregivers and friends of those with memory loss.
Volunteers receive training, ongoing support, resources, and continuing education opportunities.
Individuals who are often best qualified as support group facilitators include: working or retired social workers, nurse and other healthcare professionals, educators, clergy, counselors, and former family caregivers. Commitment of at least one year is required.
Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support, 1.800.848.7097 or 206.529.3875, [email protected]
The organization also provides a support group near Green Lake. It meets from 1-2:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, at Bethany Community Church, Community Life Center Building, 8023 Green Lake Dr. N., Adams Room 301.
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm, at. For information call Linda Whiteside at 206-529-3875 or our 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900.