ALS

12
Jul

Helping People with ALS Communicate

Many ALS patients have stated that losing the ability to speak is the worst part of the disease. The power of speech is something most of us take for granted, even though it is a crucially important tool that keeps us connected with others. In the early stages of ALS, some patients may begin to lose their speech partially. In

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5
Jun

June is ALS Awareness Month

In Canada, June is ALS month. Local groups and individuals take part in a wide range of activities aimed at raising awareness of ALS in their communities. One of the most popular events is Walk for ALS. WALK for ALS is a fun, family friendly event that occurs across the country each year in more than 84 communities. These walks

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3
Apr

Home Care For ALS Patients in Ottawa

ALS – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that attacks motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord affecting muscle function. ALS is characterized by progressive weakness, respiratory compromise and muscle atrophy. An ALS diagnosis can be overwhelming for both the patient and their family. Qualicare Ottawa can help. If you or

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7
Jun

ALS Awareness Month 2012

In Canada, June is ALS Awareness Month. ALS – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that attacks motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord affecting muscle function. ALS is characterized by progressive weakness, respiratory compromise and muscle atrophy. An ALS diagnosis can be overwhelming for both the patient and their family.

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