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More than 200 cyclists will ride to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the Centre-du-Québec and Mauricie regions
Montreal, July 3rd 2019 – From August 23rd to the 25th, more than 200 cyclists and volunteers will be joining the 12th edition of the
Muscular Dystrophy Canada has collaborated with clinicians and allied health professionals from across Canada to produce a publication focused on respiratory care for people affected by neuromuscular disorders. With an emphasis on prevention and being informed, the document provides user-friendly descriptions and essential information for patients and families.
In this touching series, the hard work of caregivers is honored by sharing their stories and thanking them for all that they do.
Stories for caregivers
People living with ALS are the strongest people I have ever met.
Even as their muscles fail them, one by one, day after day, their strength of character never wavers. And I’m amazed every day by their families’ profound courage and resiliency. Everyone we meet here at ALS Quebec
Two years ago, my husband, Dean, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), shocking news that devastated our family and turned our entire community upside down.
High school sweethearts, Dean and I had counted on having our whole life ahead of us, a life that we would live to
To lose the ability to communicate is like being invisible. What could be more important in life than being able to tell those close to us how much we love them?
Six months ago, when the law on medical assisted dying was passed, my husband chose the date on
Maurice Leclerc considers himself ‘lucky’. The 84-year old has five children and four grandchildren and numerous close friends. He was married for 25 years to the ‘loveliest person’ he’s ever met. He loved his job so much he worked till age 77.
When you have ALS, hope is the main source of strength. Hope that researchers will find a treatment and hope that the care and support will help us get through this difficult journey.
I was 53 years old when I learned that I had Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS),
Let me tell you about my father, Luc Cousineau, a well-known Quebec singer song-writer.
He is best known for his 1976 hit “Vivre en Amour” (“Live with Love”), which was named a classic by the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada and helped win him a
As part of the Caregivers’ Week, the Society wishes to shed light on the resilience and the extraordinary work done by caregivers for their loved ones. On May 13, 2007 Annie Huard was unaware that her life would be turned upside down as this marked the day that her