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Holistic Care in Central Oregon: Gregory Ferenz, DO

March 28, 2024 Comments Off on Holistic Care in Central Oregon: Gregory Ferenz, DO

Dr. Ferenz is the new ALS Clinic Medical Director at Pacific Crest Neurology in Bend, OR. He speaks on the impact of comprehensive care that includes quality of life assessments…

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Living Well with PLS: Alice McGrew

March 28, 2024 Comments Off on Living Well with PLS: Alice McGrew

I recently met Alice McGrew at her home in Vancouver, WA, along with her service dog Cindy Lou. From the table in her dining room, we enjoyed a serene view…

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ALS Northwest Partners with I AM ALS

March 14, 2024 Comments Off on ALS Northwest Partners with I AM ALS

ALS Northwest is partnering with I AM ALS on several federal funding priorities (I AM ALS website). We urge Congress to fully fund the Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies (ACT)…

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Living Well with ALS: Claire Sharp

March 8, 2024 Comments Off on Living Well with ALS: Claire Sharp

Claire emphasizes ALS awareness and a value of honest communication through participation in the annual Walk ALS.  Claire Sharp is thrilled to be joining her second-ever Walk ALS in 2024,…

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Living Well with ALS: Sherry LaSalle

March 1, 2024 Comments Off on Living Well with ALS: Sherry LaSalle

Sherry’s story highlights the importance of support systems and proactivity in navigating this challenging disease. A California native, Sherry LaSalle moved to Oregon in November of 2020 at the behest…