Specialized equipment helps people with ALS face the many challenges of daily living

Living with ALS includes having to adjust to many physical challenges including loss of mobility and communication. Access to specialized equipment can go a long way to help people with daily living as their symptoms change. At ALS Canada, Client Service Coordinators Alexandra, Suzanne, and Sharyn are part of a tight-knit team working behind the […]

Who does what?

If you are diagnosed with ALS in Ontario, you can access information, care and support through a few different sources: ALS Canada, your ALS clinic, and the LHIN (Local Health Integration Network, formerly known as the CCAC or Community Care Access Centre). Understanding the different role of each organization can help you decide who to […]

Talking about ALS with friends and family poses special challenges for caregivers

Caring for a loved one with ALS can bring out some of the best qualities in a person ‒ commitment, compassion, and resilience among them. At the same time, it is a stressful, emotionally draining, and sometimes overwhelming role. Being a caregiver to someone with ALS means new responsibilities and considerations as well as unexpected […]