Highlights from ALS Connect in 2018

This past year on ALS Connect, our goal has been to feature a wide variety of stories and information to highlight the different facets of ALS, including caregiver tips, living with ALS and updates on research and advocacy.

Featuring people on the front lines battling ALS resonates with others who may not know the personal impact of ALS or have experienced something similar. And because ALS affects more than just the individual with the diagnosis, those perspectives are important as well. Here were some of those posts from over the last year:

Thank You for Sharing Your Journey With Me

The Rudin Family Keeps on Truckin’ at the Walk to Defeat ALS®

Perspectives: On Caregiving

Portraits of ALS: Veteran Sean Nolan

A Deeper Level of Understanding

Caregiver Confidential: “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?”

Sharing tips with readers on how to live with ALS to the fullest and some information that may not be known was also on the top of our list. These posts highlight pertinent information on the disease:

5 Myths About ALS

3 Things a Physical Therapist Wants You to Know

Handling Hospital Visits When You Have ALS

What is FTD and How Is It Connected to ALS?

Using Medical Marijuana to Treat ALS Symptoms

Techniques to Reduce Muscle Spasms

We look forward to more posts featuring topics surrounding ALS in 2019 and we hope you’ve enjoyed our posts so far. In order for us to provide better information, we want to learn more about you. Please take our survey before February 1, 2019 for a chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card! Click here to take the survey.

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