The ALS Association, Greater Sacramento Chapterhttp://www.alssac.org
The ALS Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization located in Sacramento, CA. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a fatal progressive neuromuscular disease that attacks the nerve cells and pathways in the brain and spinal cord. Our organization serves ALS patients in 24 counties in Northern and Central California. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for ALS patients, families, and caregivers; to promote community awareness and education about ALS; and to support efforts to find a cure. Our patient services include a durable medical equipment loan program which includes communication devices, monthly support meetings, and a resource library that includes books, pamphlets, and videos about ALS. For more information please call toll free (866) 979-9265 or visit our website at www.alssac.org.