We are continuing our series on the effects of limited social interaction. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the country to limit social interaction like never before. While being confined to the home has taken some getting used to for many people, it is a way of life for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We are continuing our series on the effects of limited interaction and the COVID-19 crisis in general.
The COVID-19 crisis caused many to feel uncertain about the state of the world and their future. A person with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis lives with uncertainty each and every day. They wonder about things such as how their disease will progress and when they will lose certain functions and need to rely on ALS assistive technology such as an environmental control until and/or ALS communication device to maintain a quality of life.
Desperate for a Cure
As folks anxiously wait for a cure for COVID-19, individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and their loved ones experience this type of urgency on a daily basis. While ALS assistive technology can improve quality of life, a person with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis knows that their disease will progress and their only hope is a cure.
ALS is Lifelong
There will be an end to the COVID-19 crisis. However, for a person with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, their struggle will continue for the rest of their life.
We understand the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant difficulties and problems throughout the world. Our goal with these articles is to help people better understand a few of the many daily challenges and fears someone with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis faces each day. Accessibility Services, Inc. stands ready to provide reliable and dependable ALS assistive technology solutions designed to promote independence and improve quality of life. Give us a call to learn more today.