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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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NEW!  TELEPHONE CAREGIVER SUPPORT/INFORMATION SHARING

TBA – 1st week of September – stay tuned…

 Contact Margie Ware – Margie.ware@als-ma.org /781-255-8884

Once registered, you will be provided all instructions needed to participate

WALTHAM SUPPORT GROUP

Tuesday, September 2nd, 10:30am

Children's Hospital, 9 Hope Ave., Waltham

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

LUDLOW SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, September 11th – 2:30-4pm

Health South in Ludlow, 222 State Street, Ludlow

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

 

LAHEY CLINIC SUPPORT GROUP

Monday, September 8th – Noon to 1pm

Any clinic patient and family member may attend.

  This is the time/place to meet your clinical team in an informal setting; discuss ALS management tips.

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

 

NORTHEAST SUPPORT GROUP

Thursday, August 28th – 1:30-3pm

“Chapter FUN!” – Guest Speaker – Leigh Parker, from the ALS-MA office

(Next Meeting: Thursday, September 25th, 1:30-3pm)

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

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

 

NORWOOD SUPPORT GROUP – NEW!

1st  Meeting - Wednesday, September 17th at 1PM

Meet & Greet introductory session; update on Fall activities & events of our Chapter

( For all pALS and families from Norfolk, Middlesex, Suffolk & northern Plymouth counties!)

 ALS Association – MA Chapter office - 315 Norwood Park South, 1st Floor - Norwood

Contact Margie Ware – Margie.ware@als-ma.org /781-255-8884

 

CENTRAL MASS. SUPPORT GROUP

Wednesday, August 20th – 6-7:30pm

(Next: Wednesday, September 17th – 6-7:30pm)

St. Vincent Hospital

Conference Room D South Entrance, 123 Summer St, Worcester, MA

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

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