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  1. C

    No Computer? Yikes!

    Hello friends. I just wanted to give a brief update regarding my wear-abouts lately. First I had a great trip to visit my daughter and her children but my laptop did not like their wireless network so I could only get on-line about half the time. Then I came home and back to work to discover...
  2. R

    Chair Lift problems?

    We had a chair lift (a chair that goes up and down steps) donated for use by my mother diagnosed ALS. My son and husband unassembled and re-installed the chair. After a few weeks, it has begun to stop on its way up the stair. Going down is fine. After hitting the switch a few times, it will...
  3. J

    Update on Dad

    Hi, Took my Dad to see a specialist last Tuesday. This doctor did a physical examination of my dad and then did and EMG and NVC tests. He had my dad in his office for about an hour. Lots of questions for my dad that he answered as best he could. At he end of the hour he told my dad that he...
  4. Al

    Extreme Makeover Home Edition

    A friend of mine was watching this show last week and at the end they said that they were looking for an ALS patient that needed a home makeover. I didn't see it but they saw it on ABC and got the address of the producers for me. Lock and Key Productions c/o Family Casting PO Box 38670 Los...
  5. L

    Renovating home

    Hi everyone. Family member coming to stay with us and we must renovate (soon). Is there any funding or sponsorship to help with the cost of bathroom renovations and a wheelchair ramp? Does anyone have suggestions for bathroom...do we install 'walk in' shower stall, or keep the tub and use a...
  6. Snowbird

    Lifts, aids, and renovations

    I have also read the posts from people wondering how to make their homes more accessible to their family member with ALS. I have enough brochures to paper one of our walls. This is what we finally ended up doing that was the most practical and affordable for us. Jack's arms went first, and...
  7. T

    What do I do now

    Hi everyone, As you all know I was to be Tims caregiver when he decided it was time. It has now been almost a year that I have waited paitently for him to make up his mind. Well after all the waiting my life has now taken a turn and I am working 2 jobs as a personal care giver to people in...
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