She married at l8yrs.and had a daughter Elaine, but war threatened and her skies darkened as they did for all. When her husband died suddenly, she decided to join her two sisters who had married American soldiers during the war and who had settled in Los … [Read More...]
Mission StatementThe Ostomy Association of Los Angeles (OALA) is a non-profit, volunteer-based support association dedicated to improving the quality of life of anyone who has or will have an intestinal or urinary diversion. OALA provides emotional support, education, information, networking opportunities and advocacy to its members, their families, the medical community, and general public in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. OALA is an Affiliated Support Group of the United Ostomy Associations of America.
An ostomy should not limit your involvement in sports. Many people with ostomies are distance runners, skiers, swimmers, etc. and participate in most athletic activities. Check with your physician about strenuous physical activity such as weight lifting. … [Read More...]