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The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter

 

Support Groups

Support groups for patients and caregivers are excellent forums for sharing information and receiving emotional support. They include speakers who focus on all aspects of the disease. They are not therapy sessions.  Qualified professionals lead each group.

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TELEPHONE CAREGIVER SUPPORT/INFORMATION SHARING

Thursday, June 18th, 7-8pm

Insurance & Benefit Questions, Deb Colgan, Regional Shine Director for the City of Boston

Contact Bridget Thornton – Bridget.Thornton@als-ma.org /781-255-8884

Pre-registration required

 

LUDLOW SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, June 11th  – 2:30-4:00pm

Health South in Ludlow, 222 State Street, Ludlow – East Day Room

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

 

LAHEY CLINIC SUPPORT GROUP

Monday, June 8th  - Noon to 1pm

4th floor – Conference Room 4J10 – pick up lunch right across the hall

Eric Lajeunesse, mobility specialist, Ride-Away - full service handicapped van dealer

Eric will bring a van for demo & answer questions about acquiring a van specific to your needs

Any clinic patient and family member may attend

 Janet Zani, NP, ALS Clinic Coordinator at: 781-744-8822  - Jan.Obermann@als-ma.org / 781-255-8884

 

NORTHEAST / PEABODY SUPPORT GROUP

 Thursday, June 25th, 1:30-3pm

Peter A. Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central St., Peabody

Partners HealthCare At Home

Angelique Dirkes, and Kristin Chouinard, ALS Private Care Division

Jan Obermann: Jan.Obermann@als-ma.org / 781-255-8884 

 

NORWOOD SUPPORT GROUP

Suspended - stay tuned for new group location

Contact Bridget Thornton – Bridget.Thornton@als-ma.org /781-255-8884

 

CENTRAL MASS/WORCESTER SUPPORT GROUP

Wednesday, June 17th, 2-3:30p

Holden Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility, 32 Mayo Drive, Holden, MA - Community Room

Guest speaker: Traveling with ALS: What you need to know w/Kristy Lacriox, Wheelchair Escapes 

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

 

 

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