Jan
22
Mon
2018
Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Jan
24
Wed
2018
Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Winston Salem, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Bleu Restaurant and Grill
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Mark Janicki
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Jan 24 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Greensboro, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Ruth's Chris Steak House
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Mark Janicki
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Greensboro, NC: MS Men’s Group @ St. Francis Episcopal Church
Jan 24 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge. This group is for men only.

Jan
25
Thu
2018
Raleigh, NC: Finding Balance @ Winston's Grille
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm
Jan
26
Fri
2018
Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Jan
29
Mon
2018
Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Jan
30
Tue
2018
Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Jan
31
Wed
2018
Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Greensboro, NC: MS Men’s Group @ St. Francis Episcopal Church
Jan 31 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge. This group is for men only.

Feb
1
Thu
2018
Asheville , NC: MS Community of WNC Awareness Group @ West End Bakery & Café
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The MS Community of WNC Awareness Group’s mission is to develop an inspirational and positive community consisting of individuals, families and caregivers in western North Carolina affected by multiple sclerosis along with supportive professionals, volunteers and neighbors. We educate and empower with opportunities and resources that will enhance quality of life while strengthening relationships. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Concord, NH: Coffee & Conversation Support Group @ Panera Bread
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

No need to register

Contact the organizer for further information

People with MS & their friends & family are encouraged to meet & connect with others in the area who are living with MS

Refreshments are available for purchase

Feb
2
Fri
2018
Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Feb
3
Sat
2018
Lincoln, NH: SKI for MS @ Loon Mountain
Feb 3 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

SKI for MS, a day-long community fundraising event benefiting people with multiple sclerosis, will hit the slopes of Loon Mountain on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018. One of six stops in a nationwide event series, the event benefits Can Do MS, a national nonprofit organization that delivers health education programs for families with MS. Programs focus on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and the motivation to thrive in life.

SKI for MS features on-mountain and après activities for people of all ages and ability levels. Attendees who sign up to fundraise will receive a personal web page that they can customize with their own messages and photos to honor loved ones touched by MS and inspire others to support their participation.

We encourage you to create a team with friends and family, and raise $300 to earn VIP perks (lift ticket for the day and continental breakfast), and continue fundraising to win a variety of exciting prizes.

Fundraising incentives feature Patagonia backpacks (raise only $500 to receive this!) and Patagonia fleece and jackets. Great raffle prizes are drawn at the apres party and medals are awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for the ski race with male, female, youth and team divisions.

This year, Tyler Hamilton (ex-pro bike racer and ski racer), will be giving tips at the ski race and awarding medals at the apres party, along with other local celebrities!

About Can Do MS
A national nonprofit organization based in Avon, Colo., Can Do MS delivers health education programs on exercise, nutrition and symptom management to inspire and motivate long-lasting change for those with MS and their families to help them thrive. Can Do MS honors the legacy and beliefs of founder and Olympic ski racing medalist Jimmie Heuga, a pioneer in the MS care management field, who was diagnosed with MS at the height of his skiing career and later went on to revolutionize the way MS is managed today. For more information, visit the organization’s website at mscando.org or call 800-367-3101.

About SKI for MS
SKI for MS began when Can Do MS founder Jimmie Heuga organized the first Snow Express for MS in Alyeska, AK. Original participants included fellow world-class skiers Jean Claude Killy, Phil and Steve Mahre, Billy Kidd, Stein Eriksen, and Bernhard Russi, who together broke records when they skied one million vertical feet in 24 hours. This event raised the seed money needed to start Can Do MS and it continues to be an important fundraiser for the organization.

Feb
4
Sun
2018
Raeford, NC: Hoke County Self-Help Group @ Somethings Brewing Coffee Shop
Feb 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Feb
5
Mon
2018
Elkin, NC: Tri-County – Sharing the Journey Self-Help Group @ PruittHealth
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Feb
6
Tue
2018
Bedford, NH: Coffee and Conversation Support Group @ Panera Bread
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join others with MS for a coffee break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to socializing and meeting people in the area who are living with MS. Food and beverages are available for purchase or you can just come for the conversation. Want to start a Coffee & Conversation in YOUR area? Contact Amber Stalker at Amber.Stalker@nmss.org.

Nashua, NH: Coffee & Conversation Support Group @ Panera Bread
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

NO MEETINGS IN JUNE, JULY, AUGUST

Contact the organizer for further information

Asheville , NC: “Oh! You Look So Good.” Self-Help Group @ Grove Arcade Public Market, Service Elevator, press P, Meet in Conference Room
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Shelby, NC: Cleveland County Self-Help Group @ Dover Foundation YMCA
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Feb
7
Wed
2018
Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.