How to Prepare for a Telehealth Visit

Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, many people, especially those living with ALS, have needed to change their routines in several ways including pivoting their medical appointments to telehealth visits.  A recent article published in Brain & Life Magazine shared …

The Embodiment of Hope and Help

As we near the end of ALS Awareness Month, facts and statistics about ALS can be found around every corner. The lifetime risk of developing ALS is just 1 in 300. The estimated annual cost of care is $250,000. These figures illustrate …

May 2020 Events eNews

Celebrating Our Heroic Nurses Nurses are heroes, plain and simple. And those of us in the ALS community know that nurses have always been essential. Despite this crisis, the amazing nurses at our Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at the Les …

May 2020 Foundation eNews

Be a Giver for #GivingTuesdayNow Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving as an emergency response to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we paused all in-person Support Service Team visits and …

April 2020 Events eNews

Tag for ALS From Home As you can see from our video, we’re doing Tag Days a bit differently this year. Since 1997, our Tag Days Drives have raised over $2 million to support people living with ALS and helped …

April 2020 Foundation eNews

Our Mission Continues So much has changed since our last Foundation eNews. We’ve all been asked to acclimate to a new normal. But one thing that hasn’t changed is our dedication to our Les Turner ALS family. Our ALS Support …

A Letter From Our CEO

Dear Friends, On Friday, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Governor of Illinois issued a statewide shelter-in-place order, similar to what we’ve seen in other parts of the country. This news creates challenges for all of us. How do we …

Telehealth – How We’re Adapting

The need to adapt to changing circumstances is not new to those with ALS. ALS requires constant attention and creativity to stay ahead of physical and emotional changes. As news continues to emerge about precautions against COVID-19, we are all …