Responding To A Diagnosis

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Canada’s ALS Stories – Mark Kirton, Oakville

Mark Kirton, a former NHL player from Oakville, Ontario, discusses his diagnosis of ALS, his experience living with the disease, and the steps he is taking to advocate for a cure.

Michael and Isabel wear hiking gear after crossing the Ramoljoch in the Austrian Alps.

The world doesn’t end when you have Alzheimer’s: Isabel and Michael’s story

Isabel, a retired teacher, and Michael, a military veteran, live in Victoria, British Columbia. Happily married for more than 50 years, they first met at a mess hall in Greenwood, Nova Scotia, in 1961. Today, Isabel is living with Alzheimer’s disease. Here, Michael tells the story of their life after diagnosis.