As part of the Caregivers’ Week, the Society wishes to shed light on the resilience and the extraordinary work done by caregivers for their loved ones. On May 13, 2007 Annie Huard was unaware that her life would be turned upside down as this marked the day that her husband Claude Fortin received his ALS […]
Guy, an IT Specialist diagnosed three years ago with a form of ALS which affects one’s voice first, has never let the disease stop him from communicating with his network. But all that was being threatened. Guy’s disease had progressed, and his computer equipment was no longer adequate.
In 2004, Luc Vilandré’s big brother Pierre got the dire news that he had ALS. The 56-year old husband and father of three was a bon vivant. Luc says Pierre loved a good debate and fondly remembers a lot of feisty family gatherings with good food, good wine and good discussions. “Pierre was very courageous. He […]
“I feel compelled to comfort these patients and help them deal with the disease.”
“Getting involved in the fight against ALS is simply my contribution to society, but it is also because I firmly believe that one day we will find a solution to this disease. In the meantime, if we can help people with ALS and their families, we will have taken a big step forward…”