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About The Bellingham at Orchard

Levels of Care: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Welcome Home to The Bellingham at Orchard!

The Bellingham at Orchard is a premier Memory Care and Assisted Living community in Bellingham, WA, that serves Lynden, Everson, Blaine, Burlington, Ferndale, Bellingham, Whatcom County, Skagit County, Snohomish County, and the surrounding regions with compassionate care. We proudly offer our residents exceptional care and a warm and welcoming environment.

Whether your loved one requires some help with the activities of daily living (ADLs) or is living with the effects of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, our dedicated staff takes great pride in delivering high-quality care that is compassionate, safe, and resident-centered. Our services are designed to meet our residents’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We offer enriching activities, exciting social programs, wellness classes, restaurant-quality meals, and more.

Our community is a well-maintained cottage-style property with beautiful courtyards and fruit trees. The property also features studio-style apartments with stunning views of our courtyards, fireplace rooms with TVs and bookshelves, and a community room. The Bellingham at Orchard community also has proximity to Cornwell Park, Bellis Fair Mall, and other local attractions.

The Bellingham at Orchard staff includes an experienced Medical Director, Nursing staff, HCAs, CNAs, and LPNs. Each care plan is tailored to each resident’s needs. We continue to support residents and accommodate their needs. Our Medication Technicians manage all of the residents’ medications.

Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Bellingham, WA

The Bellingham at Orchard is a beautiful Assisted Living and Memory Care community with studio apartments, courtyards, a fireplace, a community room, and more.

One of the highlights of our community is our restaurant-quality meals. Our Executive Chef prepares home-style cooking, Fish Fridays, and catered family holiday party.

Our community offers residents a variety of social activities, programs, outings, and community initiatives. Residents enjoy bingo, art therapy, arts & crafts, baking, carnivals, coloring day, and more.

We also have a community band that allows our residents to try different instruments and participate in group activities.

Frontier’s Award-Winning SPARK™ Program

The friendly and compassionate staff at The Bellingham at Orchard are proud to offer our Memory Care and Assisted Living residents the award-winning SPARK™ program.

SPARK was inspired by the teachings and research of Maria Montessori and Dr. Cameron Camp and provides meaningful and life-enhancing experiences for members of our Memory Care and Assisted Living communities.

Our unique program engages our residents with proven strategies that strive to heighten interaction, optimize cognitive skills as well as promote a sense of purpose and accomplishment. We use tailor-fit assessment tools to evaluate each resident’s capabilities and strengths, so the program can best meet their specific needs. Residents are encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities based on their interests and abilities.

From art classes, baking and cooking classes, bingo, donation drives, exercise classes, pizza parties, national food day celebrations, tea parties, Veteran’s ceremonies, and more, SPARK has something for everyone to enjoy!

Amenities at The Bellingham at Orchard

Our Memory Care and Assisted Living residents enjoy a wide range of amenities at our well-appointed property, including:

  • Exceptional Accommodations – Our community features spacious apartments with modern appointments. Residents and visitors love the beautiful outdoor gardens and courtyards.
  • 5-Star Cuisine – A dedicated Chef who prepares a wide variety of meals, including traditional Holiday dinners and resident favorites.
  • Social Outings – Residents enjoy our many stimulating activities, including social outings, parades, cooking classes, happy hour, pet therapy, games, and more!
  • Recognition of Residents’ Birthdays – We are dedicated to celebrating our residents’ birthdays and creating a fun environment for everyone.
  • Spa Services – Residents can unwind during a variety of relaxing spa services.
  • Spiritual Services – Our community offers regular services to residents to meet their spiritual needs.
  • Clubs and Resident Council – Our community provides residents with a variety of clubs, including the Exercise Group and Men’s Club. Residents enjoy engaging in leadership roles through Resident Council and getting involved in community initiatives.


Choosing the Right Memory Care and Assisted Living Community in the Bellingham Area

Finding the right Memory Care and Assisted Living community for your loved one is vitally important. The Bellingham at Orchard offers the best services in the area.

If you would like to learn more about the many services and amenities that our community offers, we invite you to visit our property, take a tour, and speak with our caring and friendly staff.

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Awards & Recognition

Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services Award
2023 Great Place to Work Award Badge
Family Assets Washington Excellence Award

Frontier's Award-Winning SPARK Program

Montessori Inspired

SPARK places ultimate focus on supporting our residents' ideas, choices, and independence. We empower residents to create a community that speaks to them. Our staff foster the natural spark within each individual by encouraging new idea and helping to make these ideas reality.

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The SPARK Difference

  • Based on science and research
  • Based on rehabilitation techniques
  • Keeps seniors socially engaged in a meaningful way
  • Aims at increasing engagement and skills as we age
  • Uses proprietary assessment tools that go beyond traditional methods

Levels of Care

Assisted Living

Assisted living is the perfect option for older adults who need a little extra care but want to maintain a fun and social lifestyle.

After move-in, your loved one will have access to skilled caregivers who provide everything necessary for a meaningful, elevated experience.

Memory Care

Our community specializes in Memory Care for residents with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia-related illness.

Through our award-winning SPARK program, your loved one will receive round-the-clock care that encourages a happy, fulfilling lifestyle.

Amenities & Events


Art Therapy

Arts and Crafts

Baking Classes



Card Writing Activity


Coloring Day

Clubs and Resident Councils

Crazy Hat Day

Family Movie Night

Group Exercise Classes

Happy Hours

Holiday Celebrations

Ice Cream Outing/Social

Manicures and Pedicures

Mass Services

Men's Club

Musical Performances

Music Therapy

National Food Day Celebrations

Painting Day

Pet Therapy

Pizza Parties

Poker Night

Puzzle Night

Recognition of Residents' Birthdays

Root Beer Float Party

Sporting Event Party

Tea Parties

Veteran's Ceremonies

Women's Group

What's Happening

Arts and Crafts

Come join us for weekly art sessions to create beautiful pieces of artwork. We look forward to seeing your creativity flourish!

What's Happening

Game Time

We invite our residents to join us for regularly scheduled social events, activities, and games that are sure to put a smile on every participant’s face!

Adam Parker
Adam Parker

Adam Parker

Executive Director

Adam has been with The Bellingham at Orchard since June of 2017. He started his career as a Caregiver in 2007 while working his way through Nursing School. When the opportunity presented itself to become the Resident Care Coordinator with The Bellingham at Orchard he jumped at the chance and three years later he became the Executive Director. He enjoys working around his property, playing with his four dogs, fishing, camping, and spending time with his family.

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"The Bellingham at Orchard has been an excellent place for [my mom]. The staff are friendly and helpful… she has been treated very nicely. "

Debbie R.

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