Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming

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

Upcoming Events

Seattle Meet & Greet: Join others in your community whose lives have been affected by FTD to connect, learn, discover and share. Persons diagnosed, caregivers, professionals, family members and friends are welcome to attend.

Spend some time getting to know one another, learn about AFTD events, programs and resources, and discover how to get involved.

Saturday, March 24th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Anchovies and Olives
1550 15th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
Download this flyer for more information.

An RSVP by March 21st would be appreciated. To RSVP, or for any questions, please contact Joanne Linerud at

Awareness and Support Opportunities

AFTD Regional Coordinator Volunteers

AFTD’s regional coordinator volunteers are the “local” ambassadors for AFTD and the principal coordinator of volunteer activities focusing on awareness, fundraising and all other aspects of the mission in his/her region. They represent AFTD throughout their region and support the volunteers. Questions not related to volunteering should be directed to AFTD’s HelpLine at 866-507-7222 or and an AFTD staff member will be happy to assist you.

Northwest Regional Coordinator Volunteers

Amy Eissler Parker : Alaska, Oregon, Montana



Joanne Linerud : Washington, Idaho, Wyoming

Research and Medical Centers with FTD Focus

University of Washington Memory and Brain Wellness Center

Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Contact: 206.520.5000

University of Washington Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Box 359791
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Contact: or 206-744-0588

Support Groups in this Region

AFTD-logo-outlinesDenotes group is led by an AFTD affiliated leader who has participated in additional FTD training.
Note: Before attending your first group, please contact your facilitator for more details.


OR – Portland

*Closed Grp. for OHSU clinic members only

Monthly Katherine Wild, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon
WA – Longview 1st Monday of the month at 1 p.m. Candy
Canterbury Gardens Memory Care Community
1457 3rd Avenue
Longview, Washington 98632

WA – Puget Sound area


1st Saturday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Steve Zamberlin
Claim Jumper
5901 S. 180th
Tukwila, WA
(Corner of 180th and Southcenter Pkwy)
WA – Seattle area 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Karin Miller
Alzheimer’s Association, West. & Central WA Chapter
100 W. Harrison St., North Tower Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98119
*(Phone based for adult children affected by FTD) 3rd Thursday of the month from 5 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Led and organized by University of California, San Francisco:

Jamie C. Fong, M.S., CGC

National phone-based support group. Contact facilitator for access number.