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nAIDS/HIV nAmyotrophic Lateral SEE HIV/AIDS ON PAGE 113. Sclerosis – ALS or Lou Gehrig’s nAllergies Disease Your sensitivity to food, the environment, or med- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive de- ications can create havoc if undiagnosed and un- generation of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal treated. Allergies can also mask or simulate other cord that control your voluntary muscles. chronic conditions. Often, you will need to be te- nacious about finding answers and methodologies Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis to combat these conditions. Association..................................... 800-782-4747 www.alsa.org Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America ..................................... 800-727-8462 Evergreen Chapter ..................... 866-786-7257 www.aafa.org 19115 68th Ave. S, Ste. H-105, Kent WA 98032 Food Allergy and Focusing on patient support, education, and up- Anaphylaxis Network..................... 800-929-4040 to-date information to the ALS community. www.foodallergy.org nArthritis nAlzheimer’s Disease Arthritis is America’s number one crippling disease Alzheimer’s is one of the most common causes of and affects millions of people ages 55 and older. A dementia affecting more than five million people in chronic disease, it is characterized by inflammation this country. of the joints. FOR INFORMATION ABOUT RESIDENTIAL FA- Arthritis Foundation....................... 800-283-7800 CILITIES THAT OFFER SPECIALIZATION IN ALZ- www.arthritis.org HEIMER’S CARE, PLEASE SEE MEMORY CARE FA- CILITY LISTINGS IN CHAPTER 2 ON PAGE 58. Arthritis Foundation – Pacific Northwest Chapter......... 888-391-9389 Alzheimer’s Association 115 NE 100th St., Ste.350, Seattle WA 98103 Inland Northwest Chapter Educational support for persons with arthritis. Spokane Office........................... 509-473-3390 24/7 Helpline............................. 800-272-3900 nBlindness 910 West 5th Avenue, Suite 256 Spokane WA 99204 SEE VISION LOSS, PAGE 118. www.alz.org/inlandnorthwest Additional Resources nBlood Conditions Alzheimer’s Disease Education Pharmacotherapy Clinics ChapterProvidence Anticoagulation and Referral Center........................ 800-438-4380 ADEAR Center Northside ................................... 509-482-3057 4 PO Box 8250, Silver Spring MD 20907 46 East Rowan, Spokane WA 99208 www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers South Hill................................... 509-474-2232 Alzheimer’s Foundation 104 West 5th Avenue, Suite 112 W of America ..................................... 866-232-8484 Spokane WA 99204 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York NY 10001 Treatment by www.alzfdn.org Pharmacists with The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America offers advanced clinical training in monitoring and nationwide hotline counseling and referrals adjusting medications for your safety and well-be- to member organizations and other hands-on ing. Most appointments take only 15 minutes. support services. Services include: fingerstick INR testing for accu- The Alzheimer’s Store.................... 800-752-3238 rate results available at time of visit; Home INR self-testing for qualifying patients; warfarin dosing www.alzstore.com adjusted during your visit; individualized educa- Free catalog with products for people with Alzhei- tion. PLEASE SEE OUR ADS ON PAGES 100 AND mer’s and those that care for them. THE BACK COVER. 109


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