Traveling with ALS

Traveling with ALS: It is possible!

On April 6, Isabelle Ducharme, the president of Kéroul, shared some helpful tips about accessible tourism. Whether the goal of your trip is relaxation, adventure or self-exploration, traveling is not only a possibility, it is a reality! Here are three ways you can travel the world without restrictions.

Web-Chantal

The Chantal Lanthier Award

“The Chantal Lanthier Award is to be awarded to a volunteer whose remarkable contribution to our mission makes them an inspiration to others. Since her diagnosis, Chantal has advocated, heart and soul, for the rights of people living with ALS and their caregivers. This award was created to act as a perpetual reminder of her profound humanity, which has touched so many of us.”

Jun 1 @ 13:30 – 15:30 ALS Society of Quebec Office
This conference will touch upon various aspects of dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) stemming from ALS.  People with ALS and caregivers will learn practical tips in order to optimize their ability to eat and modify their diet[...]
Jun 6 @ 18:00 – 20:00
ALS caregiver support Group In partnership with Nova West Island and with the generous support of the Tony Proudfoot Fund, monthly meetings are organized with fellow ALS caregivers to discuss some of the challenges each[...]
Jun 11 all-day Dek Hockey Dix10
The Ride to fight ALS team “Les Pédaleux à Bob Michaud” invites you to their annual Dek Hockey tournament. Welcome amateurs and pros! This tournament is one of the fundraising activities organized by the cycling[...]
Jun 11 @ 11:00 Canadian War Museum
Walk for ALS Gatineau-Ottawa Registration: 10:00 AM Walk Start: 11:00 AM Length of Walk: 5 km For the fourth time, walker from Gatineau walkers will join walkers from Ottawa for the 16th Walk for ALS (8th Gatineau[...]

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Support Group by NOVA West Island 18:00
Support Group by NOVA West Island
May 2 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Support Group by NOVA West Island @ Beaconsfield | Québec | Canada
ALS caregiver support Group In partnership with Nova West Island and with the generous support of the Tony Proudfoot Fund, monthly meetings are organized with fellow ALS caregivers to discuss some of the challenges each[...]
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Support group – Montreal 13:30
Support group – Montreal @ ALS Society of Quebec
May 3 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Support group - Montreal @ ALS Society of Quebec  | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada
Caregivers who are accompanying you will have the opportunity to simultaneously network together in a separate meeting area.  * Possibility of cancellation if 3 or fewer people register  
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Support Group – Quebec City 13:30
Support Group – Quebec City @ Centre Noël-Brulart, rooms #212 and #104
May 10 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Support Group - Quebec City @ Centre Noël-Brulart, rooms #212 and #104 | Québec | Québec | Canada
Two support groups take place simultaneously in the Quebec City region: the first group is intended for caregivers and the second group is for people with ALS. (Free parking) Date and time: Tuesdays, from 1:30pm[...]
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Country Dance-o-thon 12:00
Country Dance-o-thon @ Hôtel de ville, Municipalité de Lac-Supérieur, Sous-sol arrière
May 14 @ 12:00 – May 15 @ 00:00
Country Dance-o-thon @ Hôtel de ville, Municipalité de Lac-Supérieur, Sous-sol arrière | Lac-Supérieur | Québec | Canada
In honor of one of their members who recently passed away from ALS, students from the «Country Dream Catcher» dance school will dance for twelve hours to the sound of country music. The event will[...]
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Conference: Transition to Assisted Living of a Loved One 13:30
Conference: Transition to Assisted Living of a Loved One @ Société de la SLA du Québec
May 19 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Conference: Transition to Assisted Living of a Loved One @ Société de la SLA du Québec | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada
Transition to Assisted Living of a Loved One Conference + Webinar The conference will present the different aspects to be considered by the caregiver while helping a loved one towards an assisted living transition. The[...]
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Conference: Mandate, Will and Power of Attorney 13:00
Conference: Mandate, Will and Power of Attorney @ Caisse du personnel municipal de Québec
May 24 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Conference: Mandate, Will and Power of Attorney @ Caisse du personnel municipal de Québec | Ville de Québec | Québec | Canada
How to write a will? Who can be mandatary? What is the difference between a mandate and power of attorney? Come discover the multiple options available to you. There will be a Q&A after the[...]
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Support Group – Monteregie 13:30
Support Group – Monteregie @ Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation
May 25 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Support Group - Monteregie @ Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation | Longueuil | Québec | Canada
These two groups, offered simultaneously, are a safe space for people to talk about their experiences, discuss their concerns, and share information and resources.  Above all, the groups are an opportunity to surround yourself with[...]
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Evening Gathering for the Bereaved 17:00
Evening Gathering for the Bereaved @ ALS Society of Quebec
May 26 @ 17:00 – 20:00
Evening Gathering for the Bereaved @ ALS Society of Quebec | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada
The ALS Society of Québec is pleased to invite you to come and share with others who have been touched by a loss of someone to ALS in 2015 or 2016. Thursday, May 26, 2016[...]
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