The ALS Association Evergreen Chapter offers comprehensive support for persons diagnosed with ALS, their families, and caregivers. We help you cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS by providing information, resources, and referrals.
Our Chapter's goal is to offer hope and support in all areas we serve - Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.
We're here for you!
Services Provided Free of Charge:
Care Services Coordinators who provide individual support, education & training, referrals and in-home visits for those living with ALS and their families.
Equipment Loan Program that provides equipment to assist with needs of daily living and mobility. *We are delivering and accepting durable medical equipment (DME) on a limited basis due to Covid-19. Please contact your care services coordinator directly for arrangements.
Assistive Technology Support to help assist those living with ALS with their technology and communication needs. Find out more about Assistive Technology resources HERE.
Support Groups that meet monthly for people living with ALS, their families and caregivers.
Partnership with an ALS Certified Center of Excellence that offers a multidisciplinary clinic served by professionals with expertise in ALS.
In collaboration with Dr. Melinda Kavanaugh from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, youth ages 8 to 18 who currently have or had a family member with ALS can learn supportive skills and connect with other youth during our YCARE program. Professionals such as a neurologist, respiratory therapist, assistive technology professional, and more will provide hands-on training on caregiving for ALS.
For more information contact Megan at email@example.com or 206-909-2131. Learn more about YCARE.
Contact a Care Services Coordinator
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Be Prepared for Emergencies with this Emergency Guide
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America has created this covid-19 sign that can printed and posted on the front door or window letting visitors know that someone in the home has a serious health condition and is practicing social distancing.
The ALS Association is at the forefront of public policy working to improve the lives of people living with ALS and their caregivers. Our federal advocacy work focuses on educating and mobilizing all members of Congress in a nonpartisan fashion to achieve the mission of The ALS Association: to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest. In this webinar, recorded March 23, 2021, we highlight recent legislative successes and 2021 priorities. We also discuss the importance of building relationships with legislators. Our esteemed presenters are Abram Bieliauskas, Associate Director of Government Affairs at the ALS Association and Rebecca Alcorn, Legislative Assistant to Representative Mike Crapo (R-ID). Watch the recording HERE.
Join Darla Burge and Karen Wallace as they present on “Home Innovation and Adaptions: Clinical & Caregiver Perspectives” in this 1-hour webinar. You do not want to miss the practical tips and tricks they will be sharing…from how to adapt a toothbrush with everyday items to computer access with an adaptive controller. Watch the recording HERE.
Join Dr. Michael Elliott, Medical Director for the ALS Clinic at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, for an update on a promising new drug by Amylyx. AMX0035 is an oral therapy dissolved in water that combines two existing drugs, sodium phenylbutyrate and taurursodiol. Trial results indicate the drug cocktail slowed ALS progression in a statistically meaningful and clinically relevant way and that the drug combination is generally safe and well-tolerated. The ALS Association and I AM ALS have launched a petition calling on the FDA and Amylyx Pharmaceuticals to bring AMX0035 to market as soon as possible.*Original air date 10/19/20 Watch the recording of the seminar.
If you have tech equipment or communication devices you no longer need, check our wish list to see if we can put your used equipment to good use. All items that are donated or purchased will be prepared (wiped clean/set up) for the ALS clients we serve. If you are interested in buying new equipment through Amazon and would like to donate it to The Evergreen Chapter, check out our list of needed items here. Thank you! Contact Ken for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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