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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 accommodate and allow more accessibility 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. 

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. 

Topic: Speech, Communication, & Voice
Date: March 18, 2023
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall, Grand Valley State University
500 Lafayette Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

More details on this Caregiver Lab to come!
 
If you have any interest in attending, please 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. 

Living with ALS Virtual Support Group Meetings:  

***NEW 2023 DATES/TIMES TO COME***

These meetings are specifically dedicated to those living with ALS. 

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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Caregiver Virtual Support Group Meetings: 

***NEW 2023 DATES/TIMES TO COME***

These meetings are specifically dedicated to the Caregivers of those living with ALS. 

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: 

***NEW 1.5 HOUR TIMEFRAME***

Location:
Tanglewood Park
560 Seminole Road
Muskegon, MI 49441
 
January 25, 2023 | 11:00am-12:30pm
March 22, 2023 | 11:00am-12:30pm
May 24, 2023 | 11:00am-12:30pm
July 26, 2023 |11:30am-12:30pm
September 27, 2023 | 11:00am-12:30pm
November 22, 2023 | 11:00am-12:30pm

REGISTER HERE

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