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Care Services Digest – May 2024

May 20, 2024 Comments Off on Care Services Digest – May 2024

Family Fun Day: Save the Date!   We invite people living with ALS and their families to join us for the following Family Fun Day Events this summer/fall. We hope you’ll…

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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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Care Services Digest – February 2024

February 14, 2024 Comments Off on Care Services Digest – February 2024

Caring for someone living with ALS is hard work. ALS Northwest offers a variety of opportunities for caregivers to connect with professionals and one another. Whether it’s through a monthly…

ALS Northwest’s Bereavement Program

January 12, 2024 Comments Off on ALS Northwest’s Bereavement Program

In 2023, ALS Northwest launched our Bereavement Program, which provides grief support services to people in our community.  Why did we establish a Bereavement Program? Thanks to our strong community…

National Guidelines for ALS Genetic Testing, Counseling Published

November 7, 2023 Comments Off on National Guidelines for ALS Genetic Testing, Counseling Published

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have developed and published guidelines for genetic testing and counseling for people living with ALS. These evidence-based,…

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Care Services Digest – August 2023

August 16, 2023 Comments Off on Care Services Digest – August 2023

August Educational Talk: End of Life Choices Oregon Aug 30, 2023 03:00 PM (PST) Sue Porter, of End of Life Choices Oregon will discuss end of life options for People living…

ALS Family Fun Days

August 6, 2023 Comments Off on ALS Family Fun Days

People living with ALS and their families are invited to join us for the following Family Fun Day Events. We hope you will join us to celebrate family, make new…

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Care Services Digest – May 2023

May 8, 2023 Comments Off on Care Services Digest – May 2023

Check out the Spring 2023 Care Services Newsletter. Inside you will find:Legacy Building: learn about how people with ALS have built their legacy and what they have learned from their…

More Than Just Food: The Dietitian’s Critical Role in ALS

April 14, 2023 Comments Off on More Than Just Food: The Dietitian’s Critical Role in ALS

Multidisciplinary care, a term for when professionals from a range of disciplines work together to deliver comprehensive care, is incredibly valuable for people living with ALS. At an ALS Clinic,…

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Care Services Digest – April 2023

April 13, 2023 Comments Off on Care Services Digest – April 2023

Virtual Caregiver Bootcamp There are bootcamps in the spring and fall, the dates for 2023 are: April 17th – 21st, 2023: Learn more and register here. October 16th – 20th,…