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Support Groups and Community Resource Groups

WE ARE NOW OFFERING SUPPORT GROUPS IN BOTH IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL!

We are now hosting Virtual Support Group Meetings through Zoom, a reliable video platform, to accomodate and allow more acessibility for Michigan Patients and their Caregivers.  You can attend these meetings using your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Please take a few minutes and register for Zoom *HERE* and familiarize yourself with the platform prior to your first meeting.  Please use the links listed below to register, or contact Tanya directly at (616) 276-3383 or by email, tanya.peterson@als.org. Once registered, and to protect the groups privacy, you will recieve the Zoom meeting invite and login details. 

NEW! Caregiver Lab Program:

The ALS Caregiver Lab(s) are workshops created for caregivers caring for people with ALS. The program is designed to provide the education and training caregivers need to use equipment like Hoyer Lifts, communication devices, and respiratory equipment to keep their loved ones comfortable as they help them perform the basic daily tasks. 

Find full details on the printable Flyer HERE.
 
Date: November 5, 2022 
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
 
Location: 
Devos Center for Interprofessional Health, Grand Valley State University
333 Michigan St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
 
To REGISTER reach out to Tanya Peterson, Director of Care Services by phone (603) 396-9034 or email tanya.peterson@als.org with your name, address, phone number and any accommodations that you need for the day of the lab. Please note that we are limited to 10 Caregiver participants. Once registration is full, we will keep a running waitlist to ensure maximum capacity.

Virtual Support Group Meetings for those with ALS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS:

September 13, 2022 | 1-2pm
October 11, 2022 | 1-2pm
November 8, 2022 | 1-2pm
December 13, 2022: 1-2pm 

REGISTER HERE

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Virtual Support Group Meetings FOR CAREGIVERS ONLY: 

August 23, 2022 | 1-2pm 
September 27, 2022 | 1-2pm 
October 25, 2022 1-2pm
November 22, 2022 | 1-2pm 

REGISTER HERE

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Muskegon IN-PERSON Support Group Meetings:

Location:
Tanglewood Park
560 Seminole Road
Muskegon, MI 49441
 
September 28, 2022 | 11:30am-12:30pm
November 23, 2022 | 11:30am-12:30pm 
 
January 25, 2023 | 11:30am-12:30pm
March 22, 2023 | 11:30am-12:30pm
May 24, 2023 | 11:30am-12:30pm
July 26, 2023 |11:30am-12:30pm
September 27, 2023 | 11:30am-12:30pm
November 22, 2023 | 11:30am-12:30pm

REGISTER HERE

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