ALS Services for Johnson County

Find resources for dealing with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Find local chapters in your community. This website also has a patient services resource directory, a listing of clinical trials, and a reference for finding clinics and medical centers that specialize in ALS.
900 Mulberry St., Suite 204, Des Moines, IA 50309 · Map »
The MDA has leveraged its extensive national network to provide support services for persons with ALS. Programs include equipment loans and assistance for the repair of equipment, as well as chat rooms and a listing of ALS medical centers and research trials through out the country.
This non-profit research organization is focused on finding a cure for ALS, but they also provide a venue for patients and families to connect in community across the country.
Participate in message forums on a variety of topics, including living with ALS and ALS research.
Built by patients and families coping with ALS, these webpages allow individuals to share their experiences, triumphs and concerns. Create a page for your family.
1025 Wade St., Iowa City, IA 52240 · Map »
319-351-5665 or 800-897-3052 (toll-free)
Iowa City Hospice has been committed to community education since our inception. Our volunteer speakers bureau is available, free of charge, to churches, service clubs, associations, council meetings, businesses and other community groups. Speakers can address a variety of end-of-life topics, including hospice care, grief support, and volunteering at Iowa City Hospice.
541 E. Jefferson St., Suite 105, Iowa City, IA 52245 · Map »
200 Hawkins Dr., Neurology Clinic, Carver Pavilion, Iowa City, IA 52242 · Map »
Please Note: Iowa City Hospice does not specifically endorse the activities of these organizations, but offers their information as a sample of the kinds of materials and services that are available.