Living with ALS

People and families affected by ALS will be faced with the challenge of adapting to a new way of life. Below are a few resources that will help you cope with the physical, emotional, financial and legal ramifications of an ALS diagnosis.

A Guide for People Living with ALS

This comprehensive guide offers an overview of what ALS is, tips and tools for people with ALS and their caregivers, disease management and assistive equipment information, legal and financial considerations, and more.

ALS Guide – A Guide to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Coping with Grief

This resource provides information on how to deal with feelings of grief and loss following an ALS diagnosis and as the disease progresses. Grieving is a stressful process that may affect you in ways you didn’t anticipate. Gain the tools to learn how to better cope.

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The ‘How To’ Health Guide

This guide was developed by the Health Charities Coalition of Canada to assist patients, caregivers, friends and families in understanding and navigating the Canadian healthcare system, and the actions you can take to help you receive the best possible health care.

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