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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…

Honoring Kelly Nace and All ALS Veterans in Our Community

November 11, 2022 Comments Off on Honoring Kelly Nace and All ALS Veterans in Our Community

The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter honors and appreciates all veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. This Veterans Day, we’d like to introduce Kelly Nace, a…

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…