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Dr. Peter Creigh Wants to Improve ALS Care Through Virtual Research Visits

Today, we are happy to be joined by ALS clinician scientist Dr. Peter Creigh from the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., the recipient of the 2018 Clinician Research Training Fellowship in ALS Research. 704 more words


Introducing…Calaneet’s Corner

On December 7, 2017, Calaneet Balas began her role as president and CEO for The ALS Association.

This article is the first in a new monthly blog series called “ 727 more words


Local Assistive Technology Lab Improves Lives of People Living with ALS

People living with ALS eventually lose the ability to speak. That means that preserving channels of communication is an important component of enhancing quality of life. 484 more words


Types of Dementia

What Dementia takes away;

  • Self-esteem
  • Confidence
  • Independence and autonomy
  • Social roles and relationships
  • The ability to par take part in activities or hobbies
  • Daily/basic activities of life such as cooking, washing or doing groceries…
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Care At Home

How Telemedicine is Integrating into ALS Multidisciplinary Care

Did you know we have been using telemedicine since the 1960s? Neil Armstrong and his fellow astronauts wore medical monitoring devices developed by NASA during their first moon landing in 1969. 1,151 more words


4 Steps To Choose The Best Care Facility

One of the biggest challenges that families face in life is when someone they love needs extra care and assistance. The care may be beyond the scope that they are able to provide. 1,191 more words

Nursing Homes

Why Wednesday: Mike Maloney – A True Hero of Hope

(This is the first article in a five-part series highlighting the 2018 recipients of The ALS Association Heroes of Hope Awards.)

Mike Maloney is one of the reasons we provide care services to people living with ALS, advocate for legislation that greatly impacts the quality of life of those living with the disease, and fund research toward treatments and a cure for ALS. 986 more words