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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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6 days ago
clbrancart said...
This personally touches me because my husband was diagnosed by Dr. Rivner in 2011. He had such great care during his time in GA ... more
6 days ago
livelaugh love said...
Oh so sorry to hear that. Yes I will talk with the ALS group on nov 14 to find out what all will need and when. Right now want me... more
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about 1 month 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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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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
2 months ago
toxcheep said...
Good suggestions, all. I am sure I'll find good answers at these sources. Thanks, CaringDenise
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2 months 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
2 months ago
snake doctor said...
thank you.
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2 months 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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