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Board Advocates for Vets with ALS

July 11, 2018, Honolulu.  The ALSFH Board met this afternoon with US Senator Mazie Hirono’s Hawaii-based staffer, Carlos Santana, to share the Eden Alternative (EA) philosophy on which the ALS Residence model is based. Senator Hirono is a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs committee. Eden Alternative promotes growth and development throughout all stages of life. According to EA, the “three plagues of loneliness, helplessness, and boredom account for the bulk of suffering in a human community.” The ALSFH strongly advocates…

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ALS Awareness and ALS Families Appreciation Month

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) community in Hawaii will celebrate May, 2018 as “ALS Awareness and ALS Families Appreciation Month”, beginning with a Proclamation from Governor David Ige at the State Capitol Ceremony Room on April 27, Friday at 10 am. Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Proclamation for the City and County of Honolulu will be held on May 1, Tuesday at the Honolulu Hale, 2:30 pm. For the past three years, members of the ALS community have…

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