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The ALS Association Northern Ohio C

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Health & Medicine

Location

6133 Rockside Road, Suite 301Independence, OH 44131 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of ALSA Northeast Ohio Chapter is to maximize the quality of life for individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease) and their families by providing direct services and support, disseminating medical information, funding national research for a cure, educating medical professionals and promoting general awareness of ALS. ALSA also engages in fund raising activities in order to support its programs.

Description

The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the ALS Association (ALSA) serves patients with ALS and their families by providing direct services and funding national medical research for a cure. ALSA manages a medical equipment loan bank which offers durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, hospital beds and communication devices to ALS patients. ALSA provides specialized nursing consultation services to patients and families. ALSA has monthly support group meetings where patients and families can receive advice from clinical professionals and share resources. ALSA distributes current medical and disease management information. ALSA funds national medical research for a cure.

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