AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in Lummi Island, WA. Memory care facilities offer housing and care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care enables seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, comfortable and supervised environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors are expert in dementia care in Lummi Island, WA and nearby cities. After an initial assessment, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care facilities that most closely match your loved one's unique needs for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.
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Facts about Lummi Island
Lummi Island lies at the southwest corner of Whatcom County, Washington, USA, between the mainland part of the county and offshore San Juan County. The Lummi Indian Reservation is situated on a peninsula east of the island, but does not include Lummi Island. The island has a land area of 23.97 ㎢ (9.255 sq mi) and had a population of 822 as of the 2000 census. The population nearly doubles in summer when property owners from both Canada and the U.S. arrive for summer fun and relaxation. The island is accessible by a 22 car ferry, the Whatcom Chief run by Whatcom County Public Works. It is a 6 minute passage from Gooseberry Point on the mainland to the island. On the island there is one general store, two restaurants, several bed and breakfasts, a small library, post office, fire station, one church, a Boys & Girls club, a Salvation Army camp, and a vintage 1919 elementary school. The Beach Store Cafe is a popular local hangout with a small bar and serves seafood and traditional cafe fare. The Willows Inn serves more expensive fare with seasonal treats from island farms and fishers. The historic Lummi Island Congregational Church sits next to its quiet, wooded cemetery. Lummi Island is best known for its unique reefnet salmon fishery, eclectic population of artists, picturesque seascapes and rural setting. Its narrow, scenic and winding roads are popular with bicyclers. A trail to Lummi Mountain takes hikers through the Baker Preserve to stunning high views of the San Juan and Gulf Islands. The trail is maintained by the Lummi Island Heritage Trust.Public education for island residents is provided by the Ferndale School District. It operates one elementary school (K-5) on the island, Beach Elementary School. Middle and high school students attend schools on the mainland.