Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

October 2021 For over a year, Mike has had a dream: to fly over the Grand Canyon in a helicopter. “I really didn’t know whether I could, whether that was feasible or not,” he told Team Gleason. “You know, I was determined to do everything possible to get there,...
From A Crush to Moon Crush

From A Crush to Moon Crush

July 2021 It was a week of live music, warm sand, and a whole lot of love for Paul Morgan. Team Gleason was able to help Paul, his wife Kristine, and their family go on a week-long Adventure to the Moon Crush Music Festival. Paul was diagnosed with ALS soon after he...
Las Vegas Adventure

Las Vegas Adventure

June 15, 2021 By Pat Jansky  When you want to go to Paris, but that’s just too far to travel, what do you do? Go to Las Vegas! I’m a gambler, so that was an obvious choice for me when I decided to try and travel once again. ALS has caused me to lose my ability to walk...
Sailing Around Florida in 31 Days

Sailing Around Florida in 31 Days

Tina and Randy’s first date was on the water on a canoeing trip. But, Tina still remembers Randy talking about sailing. Later, they married and had two children. Randy worked at the same foundry for 37 years and Tina worked as a fifth-grade teacher. They had...
Friends, Food and Science

Friends, Food and Science

November 11, 2019 By: Steph Atkins One of my goals of living with ALS is to maintain my friendships near and far.  I have been friends with Ellen since we worked together in San Francisco nearly 20 years ago.  While I moved to the Seattle area, she moved back to...
Cruising on the Caribbean

Cruising on the Caribbean

November 10, 2019 “Can we ever go back on a Disney Cruise again?” They may just be two and five years old, but they are asking the right questions.  Spending an entire week with Cinderella, Tiana, and Mickey Mouse would be memorable for any kid. But for their mom and...