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    Patience2 from Arkansas

    Good Evening. I never thought I would join this type of forum. I am a caregiver to my husband. Newly diagnosed - July 2013. Prognosis is terrible because of the onset of symptoms that began only in March 2013. Apparently the length between onset of symptoms to diagnosis predicts the end of...
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    A new Caregiver

    My question is - if and when I cut my hours at my place of employment is there any type of Care Giver allowance in Kentucky? I look forward to connecting with people here as this is all very new to me. What a wonderful site to have found and some inspirational stories on here. thank you...
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    New Caregiver, advice would be appriciated.

    My father has ALS. He has been diagnosed for only about 6 months but we have known for about 3 years that something was very wrong with him. In the last year his decline has been very severe. My stepmother walked out aprox 2 weeks ago because she does not want to take care of him anymore. (I...
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    Lt3

    Being a new caregiver for my wife, I am always looking out for innovative treatment which is effective and not too costly. I am also wary of scam which tuck on my heart string and purse string. Recently, I received an email which stating the efficacy of a program as follow: (ALS Healing) THE...
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    Troneton

    I came across this company, Troneton, claiming , that their product is fully based on scientific research and is backed by clinical research and trials extending over eight years and conducted in accordance with FDA regulations as well as the New Zealand health authority. It also claim that...
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    First Forum post - My mom has ALS

    I'm new to the forum and a new caregiver for my mom who has ALS. I am hoping that this forum will be the place to get answers to my many questions. First, in hindsight, my mother probably has had ALS for quite some time now. She has been getting weaker and weaker the past few years but we did...
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    New Caregiver

    Hi. I am glad I found this forum. My mother was diagnosed with ALS a little over a year ago. About 6 weeks ago she got a trach and has been in the hospital ever since. (the trach wasn't really something I personally thought was a good idea, however I digress) She is going to be coming home next...
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    Another new caregiver

    Hello, I've been trying to figure out how to post a question so hopefully this is the right place. My husband has been diagnosed with MND but so far there is no definitive diagnosis although it looks like this is what it is going to be. We are devastated and completely consumed with all of the...
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    New caregiver in need of some support

    I found this forum about a month ago when I first learned that my mom was diagnosed with Lou Gerhigs. We decided it was best for her to come live with me. I just recently moved to Hawaii to live out my life's dream, and I haven't been here a year yet and now I'm caring for my mother. I'm 42...
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    New Caregiver

    Hello all! I have recently decided to take a break from nursing school and have taken a job looking after a young man with ALS. He is married to an amazing woman and has a young son. I am his first caregiver and am amazed how easily he has accepted me into his home! He inspires me! Anyways, I...
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