“Lou Gherig was diagnosed 80 years ago,” Christa Thompson reminds us, “and his doctors essentially had the same story to tell him that my husband’s doctor told us.”
Jeremy Van Tress’ ALS story.
Gone are the days of relying on hand gestures and a white board.
“The mission of SimpliHere is to help patients and families impacted by neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS preserve their ability to communicate, cope, and stay connected to the wider community.” During her mother’s battle with ALS, our founder Joanna Rosenberg saw first-hand how easily it is for ALS patients to lose touch with their immediate […]
When you’re deep in the trenches of ALS, your perspective is thrown all out of whack. You’re doing everything you can to keep your PAL happy and comfortable, you’re worrying if you’re doing more harm than good, and half the time you’re making it up as you go along (because, let’s face it, ALS throws […]