ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Progress

 

Statewide Support Groups

Support groups for patients and caregivers are excellent forums for sharing information and receiving emotional support.

Qualified professionals lead each group and often include speakers who focus on all aspects of the disease. 


 

SUPPORT GROUPS

SOUTH SHORE

When: 3rd Wednesday of each month; 1:30-3:30PM

Where: Independence Associates Inc., 100 Laurel Street, Suite 122, East Bridgewater, MA

For Callers Dial: 1-844-572-5683, Meeting number 197100#

 Meeting Link with audio/video: https://call.lifesize.com/197100

 Video Conferencing Address: 197100@lifesizecloud.comDownload App, follow instructions to sign in as guest 

Contact: Eileen Garry - Eileen.Garry@als-ma.org, 781-801-0164

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CENTRAL MASS

When: 1st Friday of odd months, 2nd Friday of even months; 12:00-1:30PM

Where: UMass Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Avenue North, Room AC1-044, Worcester, MA

Contact: Shannon Sullivan - Shannon.Sullivan@als-ma.org, 508-963-5091

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WESTERN MASS

When: 2nd Thursday of each month; 2:30-4:00PM

Where: Encompass Health, 222 State Street, Ludlow, MA

Contact: Shannon Sullivan - Shannon.Sullivan@als-ma.org, 508-963-5091

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BEREAVEMENT

When: 3rd Wednesday of each month; 6:30-8:00PM

Where: ALS Association, 685 Canton Street, Suite 103, Norwood, MA

Contact: Shannon Sullivan - Shannon.Sullivan@als-ma.org, 508-963-5091

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CAREGIVER TELEPHONE

When: Every other month - see ALSAMA Facebook page for details; 7:00-8:00PM

Where: N/A - telephone meeting

Dial: 605-313-5104 Passcode: 110818#

Contact: Eileen Garry - Eileen.Garry@als-ma.org, 781-801-0164

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ALS GENETIC TELEPHONE

When: 4th Monday of even months; 6:30-7:30PM

Where: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/596827893 to join via computer, tablet, or smartphone 

OR

You can also dial in using your phone: (571) 317-3112

Passcode: 596-827-893

Contact for Details: RSVP to Lauren Baldwin, MS, CGC - lbaldwin@alsnc.org, 877-568-4347

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FTD/ALS CAREGIVER TELEPHONE

When: 2nd Tuesday of each month; 3:00-4:30PM

Where: N/A - telephone meeting

Contact for Details: Bridget Moran-McCabe, MPH - bmoran-mccabe@theaftd.org, 267-758-8653


NEW SUPPORT GROUP COMING SOON: FRAMINGHAM