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  A Reason For Hope Magazine
 The Alabama Chapter Advisor Newsletter

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The Alabama Chapter TIPS Newsletter

   ~ Special information for PALS, Families and Caregivers ~

Spring 2015
- Raise Your Voice to Defeat ALS!
- 4th Annual ALS Symposium, September 23rd
- ALS Resources, A Care Partnership
- ALS Resources, Caregive Challenges
- 2015 Walk to Defeat ALS Dates
- ROHO To The Rescue
- Travel TIPS for People Living with ALS
 
Winter 2015
- ALS Resources, The Insurance Case Manager
- Educating Your Case Manager
- ALS Resources, CM Involvement In Skilled Care
- A Note of Thanks
- Care Services Community Partner Award
- The ALS Association Initial Commitment from Ice Bucket Challenge
- 2015 Walk to Defeat ALS Dates

 Fall 2014
- National Registry - First US Prevalence Data on ALS
- ALS Educational Events - South Alabama
- Military Veterans Appreciation
- Caregiver Recognition Month
- ALS Symposium
- Accessibility Vans/Repairs Listing
- Walk Season 2014

Summer 2014
- ALS Care Clinic - A Center of Excellence
- Freedom to enjoy the beach
- Are You Getting Enough Fluids?
- ALS Symposium 2014
- Upcoming Seminars
- Medicare Coverage for Speech Generating Device

- Walk to Defeat ALS

Spring 2014
- Traveling with ALS - Medication/Pharmacy Needs
- Traveling with ALS - Air Travel Needs
- ALS Symposium 2014 - Birmingham
- Community Partner Award
- Support Groups / Care Services Programs
- Walk to Defeat ALS

Fall 2013
- Surviving the Holiday Season:  How to Defeat the Four D's
- The ALS Association Honors Veterans
- Nurses Notes - Bathroom Times
- Bathroom Transfer Techniques
- November is National Caregivers Month
- Public Access Bathrooms and ADA Law
- Support Groups / Care Services Programs
- ALS Symposium


Summer 2013
- Emergency Preparedness for People with ALS
- ALS Advocacy in Washington
- Walk to Defeat ALS
- ALS Seminar - Daphne
- ALS Care Clinic - New Address
- ALS Symposium - Birmingham
- Freedom to Enjoy the Beach
- Support Groups and Care Services Programs
- The Legacy Society


Spring 2013
- May is ALS Awareness Month
- Looking for Gizmo & Gadget Submissions
- How to Stay Warm; How to stay Cool
- Advanced Medical Directives
- Support Groups / Care Services Programs
- 2013 Walk to Defeat ALS

Winter 2013

- Which neck brace is right for me?
- Tips for pALS to Increase Calories
- Caring for the Soul
- ALS Seminar - Florence, AL
- National Advocacy Day, Washington D.C. May 8-11
- 23rd Motor Neuron Disease Alliance
- 2013 Walk to Defeat ALS Dates

Fall 2012
- November is National Caregivers Month
- The ALS Association Honors Veterans With Lou Gehrig's Disease
- Power Wheelchairs Access Technology
- 2013 Medicare RX Drug Benefit Open Enrollment
- ALS Symposium 2012
- Universal Design Bathroom
- Questions you should ask a Hospice Provider prior to enrolling
- Birmingham Walk Another Great Success!

Summer 2012
-
ALS Symposium 2012
- The iPad can become the iVoice
- Learning to Live the Extraordinary Life
- Life Enrichment Program
- Give A Lasting Legacy - Donation of Tissue for Research
- Walk to Defeat ALS - Huntsville and Birmingham


Spring 2012
- Massage Therapy for ALS Patients
- ALS Symposium September 12, 2012
- Humidification
- The Grace of Flowers
- Accessible Vehicles
- Nutrition: Practical Hints and Useful Products for ALS
- Care Services Programs and Support Groups


Winter 2012
- VA Increases Minimum Rating for Veterans with ALS
- Adaptive Clothing
- Circle of Care
- TSA helpline caters to fliers' medical needs
- 2012 Walk to Defeat ALS dates


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                                                   Our Recent Headlines

Huntsville Walk to Defeat ALS Totals Grow             Huntsville Times, August 30, 2012

HudsonAlpa Institute for Biotechnology                   Huntsville Times, June 5, 2012
Receivs Research Grant for ALS Disease

People come from all walks of life for ALS Walk...    Huntsville, August 31, 2011
Annual ALS walk raises more than $150,000...        Huntsville, August 29, 2011
Dennis Sweet story                                               Huntsville August 23, 2011
Huntsville veteran urging friends to attend Walk 
With aid from Huntsville family,                               Huntsville October 21, 2010
    Online Registry for ALS patients goes Live

ALS Association - AL Chapter and                          Huntsville June 30, 2010
    HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
     sponsor ALS Research Symposium

ALS Clinic at Crestwood Medical - video                 Channel 19-WHNT CBS  August 7, 2009
ALS: Robby's Story                                               Birmingham Magazine July 2009
Guardsman Copes with Lou Gehrig's Disease          Redstone Rocket  May 28, 2009
ALS Clinic Opens at Crestwood Medical                 Huntsville Times   May 13, 2009
Walk to Raise Cash for ALS Research 2009            Tuscaloosa News  May 2, 2009
Alabama Chapter wins National Award                    Huntsville Times February 24, 2009
Lee Carpenter Inspires with Inner Strength               Fox 6 Birmingham November 26, 2008
Local ALS Patient Worked to Help Create
National Registry  
                                                Huntsville Times October 1, 2008
Walk to Defeat ALS Celebrates Hope at A&M         Huntsville Times September 9, 2008
Facing Life With Lou Gehrig's Disease                    Dothan Eagle May 20, 2008 
Fraternity to Host 2008 Walk Tuscaloosa                Crimson White April 30, 2008