Care Services

Since its founding in 1988, the ALS Association of Georgia has worked with ALS patients and their families to ensure the highest quality of life possible.The progression of ALS varies significantly from one patient to another. No matter a patient’s situation, the ALS Association of Georgia is available to provide vital services and reliable information.  

Need information or assistance? Call us at (404) 636-9909 

The ALS Association of Georgia programs and services include:

*A Medical Equipment Loan Program that provides mobility equipment and augmentative communication devices when insurance and other programs cannot fund needed items

*Support Groups for patients, family members, caregivers and friends

*ALS Care Grant Program guidelines and application

*Sally Panfel In-Home Care & Respite Program to provide in-home care to pALS and respite relief for their caregivers. Click here to apply.

*Paul B. Williams ALS Transportation Prorgam to address the need of accessible van rentals, non-emergency transportation, van adaptations, and van vouchers. Click here to apply. To learn more about the ALS Transportation Program, click here

*In-home one-on-one patient consultations to assess the patient’s needs, suggest equipment and help families plan for the future

*We provide support to ALS Clinics staffed by neurologists, speech and respiratory therapists, social workers and dietitians

*Assistive Technology Program to customize communication devices and train patients and their caregivers on its proper use.

*A Reading Reference list of books for our patients and their families. 

*An Emergency Preparedness Guide to help families with ALS prepare for emergency situations. 

*Annual Educational Symposium designed to educate on current medical and psychosocial clinical care standards in ALS (2016 Resource Guide)

*Hope for tomorrow through ALS Association funded research at Emory University, Augusta Universityand across the nation.

 

 

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To sell an item, please send the above information to Kelsey Garrison | kelsey@alsaga.org

To donate an item to our Equipment Loan Program, please contact Anita Flowers | anita@alsaga.org