Nancy Witt | CaringBridge

Nancy Witt

First post: 4/21/2017 Latest post: 8 hours ago
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As of April 2017 Nancy is on a journey with ALS.  The ALS Association website has lot's for information here:  http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html

Nancy's symptoms began in 2014.Nancy was diagnosed with ALS in July 2016.

From 2014 through 2016, Nancy has shifted from walking to walking with a cane to walking with walker to riding a scooter and now uses a power wheelchair.  Nancy has shifted from cooking almost all the meals to enjoying Brian's cooking to enjoying Brian's cooking and meals brought by neighbors.  

As of  April 2017, Nancy
Uses a feeding tube for 1/2 of her meals
Uses a bipap/vent a few hours a day to assist with breathing.
Uses a power wheelchair for mobility in the house.

Nancy is blessed with family and community support.  The community support includes meals and assistance with shopping, dog-walking and transportation for family to/from the airport.

Nancy's ambition is to lead and nurture the community to support those in need of support for any social or medical need.
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