Youth Retreat 2015
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Annual General Meeting 2014
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Representatives of the ALS Societies across Canada met in Toronto this past weekend to give thoughtful consideration regarding the allocation of the funds raised through the Ice Bucket Challenges. As…

Ice Bucket Challenge
2014 Youth Retreat
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Are you ready for ................The third annual Youth Retreat will be held in Saskatchewan, September 18-20th, 2015 at Dallas Valley Ranch Camp.   Youth affected by ALS, ages 18-25,  from…

Youth Retreat 2015

Welcome to the ALS Society of Saskatchewan

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease. People living with the disease become progressively paralyzed due to degeneration of the upper and lower motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. Eighty per cent of people with ALS die within two to five years of diagnosis– unable to breathe or swallow. Ten per cent of those affected may live for 10 years or longer. Other neurodegenerative diseases include Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease. According to the World Health Organization, neurodegenerative diseases are predicted to surpass cancer as the second leading cause of death in Canada by 2040. ALS has no known cure or effective treatment yet. For every person diagnosed with ALS, a person living with ALS dies. Approximately 2,500 - 3,000 Canadians currently live with this fatal disease.

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