The Mass General ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic has written material on non-medical issues that will help the individuals have power over their life through information resources.
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) assist people with long-term disabilities who live at home and can provide support to people living with ALS.
ALS can directly affect sexual function through nerve and muscle changes, and indirectly affect feelings of intimacy between the person with ALS and his or her partner.
This section provides additional information about health care agents.
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) now makes it easier for patients with ALS to apply for disability.
One way that some people with ALS choose to help is by donating their bodies at the time of death to ALS research.
Hospice is supportive care for people living with terminal disease. Some people with ALS choose hospice care. Learn more about choosing hospice care.