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Alabama Chapter / ALS Association
ALS and the Financial Burdens it Presents to Families Living with the Disease
People living with ALS and their caregivers face substantial financial burdens accessing and understanding insurance coverage and paying for medical treatments and services, causing high stress, added work burden and tremendous debt for individuals in the ALS community. No one understands this more than Jimmie and Dennis Thomasson in Mobile, Alabama.
Alabama Chapter
Helping Kids and Teens Deal with ALS and Grief
Children and teens that see a parent, grandparent or other family member progress with ALS and experience death are not immune to the pain, anger, frustration and confusion that adults experience. Depending on their age and maturity level, their understanding and needs vary widely and it can be very challenging to know how best to help them.