Join this discussion to learn more about ALSA's annual National ALS Advocacy Day and Public Policy Conference and to share your Advocacy Day experiences with the ALS community. The discussion group also is a great way for Advocacy Day attendees to stay in contact with each other.
Discussion and support for people whose lives have been touched by familial ALS. Join the discussion to reconnect with friends and acquaintances from across the country, meet new people and find support from others who share the common bond of familial ALS.
On January 1, 2006 millions of Americans, including people with ALS, began to enroll in the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, the most significant change to Medicare in the program's history. For the first time, people with ALS now have access to Medicare coverage for Rilutek and other vital prescription drugs. This discussion topic is intended to provide the ALS community a forum to discuss the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, including what's working and what's not working and to share experiences - both good and bad - with the new prescription drug benefit.
Those in the ALS community know first hand that ALS is a family disease that impacts the person fighting the disease as well as their loved ones and friends. Join this discussion group to share your family's experiences and find support from others whose families have been impacted by this disease.
Studies have shown that those who have served in the military are at a greater risk of ALS than those with no history of military service. This discussion topic provides the ALS community a forum to share their thoughts about the connection between ALS and military service. An excellent discussion topic for veterans and non-veterans alike.