The ALS Association - The Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter
Support Group - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
1919 University Ave W, Ste 175, St. Paul, MN, 55104
Distance: 1037 Miles
A group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support.
Support groups for persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and their families and friends
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
Persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), their families and friends, and health care professionals.
Visit the website for a listing of groups or call for more information.
There is no fee for this service.
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
|Toll Free||(888) 672-0484|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PN-8100.1400Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are family, friends, significant others, non-familial caregivers or attendants who are caring for someone who has a temporary, chronic, life-threatening or terminal illness or disability or who is elderly and increasingly unable to provide for his or her own care. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants ensure their own well-being while remaining involved in the intense care of a loved one. Also included are care receiver support groups that help people who have a caregiver cope with the fact that they require care. Care receiver support groups are often offered in conjunction with caregiver support groups and are structured to allow care receivers to participate in their own group while their caregiver attends another.
PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
YF-3000.0520Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Definition
A syndrome, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that is marked by muscular weakness and atrophy with spasticity and increased action of the reflexes due to degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord, medulla and cortex.
YJ-6750Families/Friends of People With Disabilities Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the individual with a disability.