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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 1 month ago
Mrs. Larry said...
Wow that is heart breaking. It is hard to understand why the family isn't there. Some people just can't handle people being sick,... more
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about 1 month ago
Penny K. D. said...
Dear Lord, I know exactly how you feel. I am so sorry for you and everyone who is going thru this battle. My husband past 2 month... more
about 1 month ago
Mrs. Larry said...
Penny you hit the nail on the head. I only think about the here and now. I really don't think about the future, and never about t... more
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4 months ago
CaringKrys said...
Hi Steve, There are definitely full-time caregivers here ready to speak up to you. I would recommend that you click the brown bu... more
3 months ago
RosaR said...
Hello Steve, Thank you for reaching out to this group for support. I am sorry to hear of your partner's condition and your careg... more
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5 months ago
CaringKrys said...
Hi Guy, Have you connected with your local MDA or ALS association? They have a lending closet of wheelchairs people can borrow ... more
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5 months ago
CaringKrys said...
Man, that SUCKS! I can't imagine. Are you able to find out what his wishes are now, before it's left up to you? Or is he not able to talk about it?
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5 months ago
CaringKrys said...
Hi Debbie, Everyone is different, of course! ALS can have pretty severe muscle cramps, and my dad reported feeling a constant lo... more
5 months ago
DebbieLM said...
He seems to be getting worse and worse very fast. But, since I really don't know much about this disease, I don't really know wha... more
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6 months ago
CaringKrys said...
Hi Kimmiejean, I know how scary it is. Have you talked to the doctor about her cramps? They had my dad on something that reall... more
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