Supporting Our Veterans

ALS is called a rare disease. But for reasons yet unknown, veterans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with ALS as the general population. That’s why we’re so grateful to work with organizations like the Paralyzed Veterans of America …

November 2019 Foundation eNews

National Family Caregivers Month November is National Family Caregivers Month. For those of us in the ALS community, we know just how vital our caregivers are. The support caregivers provide is priceless and, though it comes with much love and …

Upcoming ALS Education Events

We believe progress is achieved by working together. That’s why we host a variety of educational opportunities throughout the year, increasing awareness and education of ALS locally and nationwide. Coming up towards the end of the year, we are offering …

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 5-Year Anniversary

Summer of 2019 marks the fifth anniversary of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. This viral phenomenon encouraged people to dump buckets of ice over themselves and donate to an ALS organization. The Ice Bucket Challenge raised a tremendous amount of …

“Our family will never forget…”

This past May was ALS Awareness Month. Every year members of our Les Turner ALS family seize the opportunity to help raise awareness about the disease. Tag Day volunteers and ALS Awareness advocates spread the message of hope and help …

National Nurses Week

“I help fight ALS because I was blessed with the opportunity to do so.  I have never worked with such a devastating disease and yet a patient population that is so amazingly selfless and courageous.  I consider it an honor …

Revised Airlie House ALS Clinical Trial Guidelines

In March 2016, Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD, Director of the Lois Insolia ALS Clinic, Associate Professor of Neurology and Teepu Siddique, MD, Les Turner ALS Foundation/Herbert C. Wenske Professor, Professor of Neurology and Cell and Molecular Biology, were two of 140 …