Regional Network Coordinator | Research and Medical Centers with FTD Focus | Support Groups in this Region

Upcoming Events

None at this time.

AFTD Regional Network Coordinator

Lorrie Cox –, 503-989-1986

Research and Medical Centers with particular FTD Focus

University of Washington Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

VA Puget Sound Health Care System (S-116)
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA   98108-1597 or 1-800-317-5382 or
Molly Chinn at

Support Groups in this Region

Support group for caregivers of people with FTD and related disorders (note: this group is open only to caregivers of people who are seen in the Oregon Health and Science University clinic)

Oregon – Portland

Meeting time:

Meeting location:
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Katherine Wild, PhD, by email at

Oregon – Woodburn (afternoon group)

Meeting time:
3rd Monday of each month from 2 – 3 p.m.

Meeting location:
Woodburn Health Center (Wellspring)
1475 Mount Hood Ave (Hwy 124)
Woodburn, OR  97071

Mary Reitan at or 503-502-4509; Lorrie Cox at or 503-989-1986.

Oregon – Woodburn (evening group)

Meeting time:
1st Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m. (next meeting will be on February 5, 2013)

Meeting location:
The Estates Golf and Country Club (aka Senior Estates G & CC)
1776 Country Club Drive
Woodburn, OR  97071

Lorrie Cox at or 503-989-1986.

Support group for FTD caregivers

Washington – Longview




Meeting time:
1 p.m. on the first Monday of each month

Canterbury Gardens Memory Care Community
1457 3rd Avenue
Longview, Washington 98632

Before attending, please call Candy at 360-430-4549.


AFTD is interested in assisting individuals or organizations that would like to start support groups. Please contact AFTD at for more information.

Washington – Puget Sound area

Meeting time & Location: 
One Saturday a month. Times and location may vary – please contact facilitators for details

Mary Hammond at
Muriel Elder at
Joseph Beaulieu at

Washington- Seattle Area

Under the auspices of the Western & Central WA chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

Meeting time:
3rd Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Alzheimer’s Association, West. & Central WA Chapter
100 W. Harrison St., North Tower Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98119

Contact: Karin Miller 206-915-6682 (must contact facilitator before attending meeting)