Elderly Care in Fresno CA

Are There Multiple Forms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

Elderly Care in Fresno CA: Different Types Of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Elderly Care in Fresno CA: Different Types Of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

As a family caregiver, it can be overwhelming when learning about the different health complications and challenges that your senior is facing or could be facing.  You may have heard a single term used to describe what your parent is dealing with, only to realize that there are several different types or categories of that particular health problem.  It is important to know which of these forms is the one that your parent is dealing with so that you can fully understand what they are dealing with and be able to support them in getting the level of care and assistance that they need and deserve.


August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month. There are several different forms of SMA, each with its own set of symptoms and challenges, as well as the age of onset… Continue reading