family support

Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 11:34, By:
Nancy O’Dell, host of the entertainment-news show “Access Hollywood” and MDA’s National ALS Ambassador, has teamed with MDA to launch Betty’s Battle in honor of her mother, Betty Humphries, who died last year of ALS.
Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 11:27, By: Kathy Wechsler
Online delivery services such as Peapod deliver groceries right to your home. Why go to them when they can come to you?

The medical reason why some with ALS survive for years, even decades, is unknown. But long-term survivors — and their caregivers — have a lot to teach about ALS nonetheless.

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2009 - 15:47, By: ALSN Staff
The articles below, from four long-term survivors and two long-term caregivers, offer insights and advice about dealing with ALS — whether for the long haul or the short run. Although each journey with ALS is unique, these “old pros” agree that the secret of survival has as much to do with ways to...
Posted on Sunday, June 5, 2005 - 17:00, By: Kathy Wechsler
It was 1959. Stuart Nichols, 7, settled into the seat next to his father, Owen, taking in the sights, sounds and smells of Comiskey Park, home of the Chicago White Sox. Little did he know that one day his passion for baseball would be a...