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Living with ALS by Bob Taylor

Bob Taylor documents his journey with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease (MND) or Lou Gehrig’s disease

ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Bob Taylor

Living with ALS: Guidelines for moving forward efficiently

CHARLOTTE, NC, October 6, 2019 – Sometimes I imagine myself in camouflage fatigues fighting an invisible creature called ALS. More commonly known as, Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The truth is, that although ALS is a daily struggle that resembles a war, that’s where the similarities stop, because, in the end, the affliction is going to win. ...

Living with ALS: Caregiver awareness and the importance of compromising

CHARLOTTE, NC:  When you have ALS, there is a need for fore-thought. To think ahead of any potential situation.  On both the part of the patient and the ALS caregiver. There’s a wonderful scene in the classic comedy spoof Airplane (1980) when a flight attendant borrows a guitar from a nun. With all good intentions, ...