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Preparing for Emergencies When You Have ALS

Emergencies can be frightening and dangerous for anyone. When you have a chronic illness like ALS, natural disasters pose additional risks for those who have limited mobility or are homebound.

Recently, the ALS Association posted a wonderful Emergency Preparedness Checklist for People with ALS. One of the most important things to do is to be proactive in case of emergency. The ALS breaks it down for you suggesting to take the time and work to prepare as you will then feel less vulnerable if and when an emergency arises. These disasters could include natural disasters, home fires, acts of terrorism, or accidental occurrences.
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