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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…

Melanie Canton and Laurie Clarke: Words of Wisdom from ALS Caregivers

January 19, 2023 Comments Off on Melanie Canton and Laurie Clarke: Words of Wisdom from ALS Caregivers

 Melanie Canton of Vancouver, WA “My husband was diagnosed with ALS in May of 2021. The diagnosis was devastating and turned our lives upside down. I struggled through the next…

ALS Family Caregiver Spotlight: Amber Jenson

November 5, 2022 Comments Off on ALS Family Caregiver Spotlight: Amber Jenson

Written by Laura Geilenfeldt, LMSW – Southern Oregon Care Services Coordinator I recently had the privilege of meeting with Jonathan and Amber Jenson. In honor of Caregiver Appreciation Month, I…