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ALS/ Lou Gehrig's Disease

Caring for someone with ALS has its own challenges and blessings. Come get help with ALS-related matters and be part of a community that cares about you.

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about 7 hours ago
CaringDenise said...
Hi JoyeB, Sorry to hear about your mother's diagnosis and the challenges you've described. Thank you for reaching out for support... more
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5 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Hi toxcheep, This seems a great question for the elder law attorney who assisted with your will and advance directives. Here is ... more
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5 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Hi tootired, I'm sorry to hear about your challenge, and that your post didn't yet receive a response. Our website has a variety... more
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5 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Thank you for sharing -- I'm so sorry to hear about this diagnosis and the difficult emotions and situation you described. I hope... more
5 days ago
toxcheep said...
Good suggestions, all. I am sure I'll find good answers at these sources. Thanks, CaringDenise
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5 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Sorry to hear about your close friend's diagnosis! The ALS Association has a brochure for family caregivers with tips for helping... more
5 days ago
snake doctor said...
thank you.
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5 days ago
CaringDenise said...
The ALS Association has research indicating that a genetic abnormality is, to date, the most common cause known of ALS and FTD. More info about researched causes of ALS[alsa.org] Thanks for asking!
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5 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Sorry to hear about your dad's diagnosis. The ALS Association has a great deal of information about this disease that you may fin... more
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5 days ago
CaringDenise said...
So sorry Mrs. Larry, to hear about the situation you described, and the very difficult challenges you're facing. Some resources y... more
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