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Voice Your Love: Hug a Caregiver!

by | Feb 15, 2019

An ALS diagnosis can affect the entire family. As the disease progresses, and patients are able to do less and less, it’s family members that often dedicate their lives to caring for their loved ones. This is no small task, yet caregivers are not often praised or paid for the work that they do.

In fact, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving, in 2015 “An estimated 43.5 million adults in the United States have provided unpaid care to an adult or a child in the prior 12 months.” This is a staggering amount of people selflessly providing care for those who need it.

That’s why today, on National Caregiver’s Day, we’re encouraging you to Voice Your Love for a caregiver. They dedicate their lives to caring for others and we want to use our voices to uplift these special people.

How ALS Patients Can Help

Once you’ve been diagnosed with ALS, it’s easy to feel like you just don’t have many options, but there are ways you can make a difference.

How You Can Help People With ALS

We all have a part to play in the fight against ALS! Your generous support funds critical research for better treatments and a cure for this disease. Here are a few ways you can help: