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Raising ALS | Lou Gehrigs Disease & Parkinsons Disease AWARENESS to the NEXT LEVEL!
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The ALS Association Care Services Survey- Deadline July 14th

The ALS Association Care Services Survey- Deadline July 14th | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The ALS Association Care Services Survey.

 

ALSA SURVEY NOW OPEN TO EVERYONE IN ALS COMMUNITY - The ALS Association Care Services Survey is now available. Every member of the ALS community is urged to participate and provide their input to help prioritize our needs. The results will be shared with us at some point in the near future.

The deadline to provide your feedback is Thursday, July 14th.

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Who Cares About ALS?

Who Cares About ALS? | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
As Mark and I have gone through this journey and experienced a literal parade of personalities walk into our lives, we have come to realize that no one will ever be perfect. We also know our lives are changed forever and this is the new normal.
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VA launches caregiver pilot with 10 new iPad Apps

VA launches caregiver pilot with 10 new iPad Apps | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

The Department of Veterans Affairs has fully launched its pilot, announced last year, in which it’s distributing 1,000 iPads to family caregivers of veterans loaded with 10 specially-created apps.

“There are three things that we’re looking at in the pilot,” said Kathleen Frisbee, Director of Web and Mobile Solutions in the Veterans Health Administration. ”The first is the impact of the iPads on caregivers’ stress and burden. We’re looking at the historical stress and burden scores we collect through our home visits on those that have the iPad versus those that don’t. The second is looking at caregiver preparedness and trying to understand the impact iPads can have on that. And.............

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Social media and the modern caregiver

Social media and the modern caregiver | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Online networks can offer support but can be a source of added stress, too.

Via Andrew Spong
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How to Perform a Standing Pivot Transfer

Jenna, a trained caregiver, demonstrates how to perform a standing pivot transfer for a person with ALS. To learn more about ALS and The ALS Association Grea...
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12 Handy Apps for Caregivers - AgingCare.com

12 Handy Apps for Caregivers - AgingCare.com | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

Your smartphone or tablet may not seem like the go-to resource for caregiving assistance, but there are some apps that may help you take care of an elderly or disabled loved one. Here's a list of 12 apps for caregivers.

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