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About the Lymphedema Association of Ontario 

Your trusted resource for lymphedema support, education, and advocacy. At LAO, we are dedicated to empowering individuals affected by lymphedema and promoting awareness within the community.

Our website serves as a gateway to a wealth of valuable resources and programs. Through our commitment to excellence, we strive to fulfill the needs of our members and the general public alike. Here's how LAO can make a difference in your journey:

  • Knowledge and Support: Access expertly curated information on lymphedema, its latest developments, and treatment options.
  • Engaging Webinars and Events: Exclusive webinars by leading experts and community events to stay informed and connected.
  • Virtual Support groups every month with varying topics lead by a speaker for advice, information and community. 
  • Pathways Magazine: Receive our inspiring magazine with practical advice, uplifting stories and local resources.
  • Connecting with Professionals: Find local therapists and clinics with our LAO Directory.

Join our vibrant community today by becoming a member of LAO. By doing so, you not only unlock a wealth of exclusive resources but also contribute to our mission of making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with lymphedema.

Together, let's navigate the journey of lymphedema, empower each other, and inspire hope. Donate or become a member now and be a part of the positive change.

Welcome to LAO, where knowledge meets support, and hope thrives.

Upcoming events

    • 06 Dec 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Zoom

    What is Curaflow!

    Daniela Perrelli, Rosanna Damiano and Monika Hudoba from Galien Group will share information about Bauerfeind's custom compression and what is available in the Ontario market!

    Attendees have a chance to win a free Garment!

    Who should attend:
    Therapists / Fitters / Retailers

    When: Dec 6, 2023 @ 7:00 p.m.

    Please note: this webinar will be recorded. 

    • 13 Dec 2023
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Virtual Support Group 

    December 13th, 5:00 pm (EST) on ZOOM


    Please join us for our monthly virtual support group consisting of lymphedema patients and LAO volunteers. Our support groups are a great opportunity for you to share and discuss your personal lymphedema management skills, information, hopes, fears, successes and hardships, all in a safe space to facilitate support and growth. 

    Join us on the second Wednesday of every month!


    Basic Housekeeping:

    • Please keep yourself on mute to reduce background noise
    • There is typically a Q&A period at the end, so please save your questions for then
    • Feel free to use the chat feature to ask questions or raise your hand to talk
    • Please do not take screenshots, photographs or videos. If the webinar is being recorded, it will be uploaded to the LAO website for you to access after the meeting.



    The content of this presentation is confidential and property of the presenters. It is not intended to be distributed to any third party without their consent. As such, please do not screenshot, record, or tape the contents of this meeting or the individuals in attendance.

    The opinions expressed in the presentation are those of the presenter and not necessarily those of the LAO. Therefore, the LAO is not responsible for any content or information in the webinar. The LAO does not endorse any particular vendor product, company or personnel, and our webinars are for educational purposes only.

    Please note that if a webinar is being recorded you are providing consent to be recorded. You may keep your camera off if you wish to do so. 

    Moreover, Information collected through polls or surveys may be addressed in future meetings and in meeting notes, that are available for other patients access. Through your attendance, you have consented for The Lymphedema Association of Ontario to use your first name only, for confidentiality purposes in note taking. 

Visit our Fundraise page to donate!

For the full details, See E-Volume 12.5 March

Dolores Steinwall

President of The Lymphedema Association of Ontario

To keep up to date with community Lymphedema news, events from other organizations, and resources, please click here for our page "Other Lymphedema News"

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