Jan
20
Sat
2018
North Haven, CT: MS Support Group @ Amici's Tavern
Jan 20 @ 11:30 am

Come join our group where we have lunch as we discuss current medications, treatment, doctors, tests, and sometimes we gripe about the world of MS seen through our eyes. Each one of us are at different stages of MS, however, we support and love each group member. We laugh, cry, and yell at this disease that unites us all.

Jenkintown, PA: MS Connections Group @ Jenkintown Library Community Room
Jan 20 @ 10:30 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Jan
22
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Jan 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Granby, CT: Granby Support Group @ Granby Senior Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

Brodheadsville, PA: MS Connections Group @ Shoprite Community Room
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Newtown Square, PA: Stay Healthy and Fit with Multiple Sclerosis @ Uno Pizzeria & Grill
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Sami Khella, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Jan
23
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Bala Cynwad, PA: Stay Healthy and Fit with Multiple Sclerosis @ Chili's Grill & Bar
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Jared Hoover, PT
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Monroeville, PA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Denunzio's Italian Restaurant
Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm

Speaker – Richard Kasdan
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Center Valley, PA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Melt
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Jean Bakke-Cain
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Newtown, PA: The Wellness Group @ The Wellness Solution Centers
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm
Jan
24
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Jan 24 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Yoga Therapy classes at Sacred Rivers Yoga help those with MS to improve balance, focus, concentration, and breathing, as well as aid in stress reduction. We have been awarded a grant from the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation to offer FREE chair yoga for the benefit of individuals that are affected by MS. Sacred Rivers Yoga has been offering the classes with the help of the MSF on a weekly basis since 2006. Join us on both Monday and Wednesday mornings at 10:45 am for our Yoga Therapy Chair class with Michele Mathews. If you are interested or would like information, please call 860.657.9545 or visit www.sacredriversyoga.com

Philadelphia, PA: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
Jan 24 @ 11:45 am
Philadelphia, PA: The Importance of Staying on Therapy @ Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
Jan 24 @ 11:45 am
Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class takes traditional yoga postures and techniques and adapts them to be done while seated in a chair or while utilizing a chair for support. This is a great alternative for someone who may have trouble getting up and down off of the ground, someone recovering from an injury, or someone who uses a wheel chair. However, this gentle practice is open to everyone.

Instructor Bio: Michele Matthews is a 200 hour teacher training graduate from Sacred Rivers Yoga, and is also reiki 2 certified. She has been teaching chair yoga therapy since 2013. Michele is passionate about bringing yoga to those whom it may be otherwise inaccessible to.

*this class is held at a handicap accessible location

Ebensburg, PA: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ Penn Gables Restaurant
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm
Allentown, PA: MS Empowerment Connections Group @ Good Shepherd Health Technology Center
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

New London, CT: MS Support Group @ Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm

Contact the organizer for furter information

Windsor, CT: On The Move @ Union Street Tavern
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

On The Move events are for MS patients in their 20s and 30s.

Meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

You must RSVP by the Monday before the meeting.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Jan
25
Thu
2018
Philadelphia, PA: Community Partner Program: MS Healthy Living Program @ Magee Riverfront Outpatient Center
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This program is sponsored by Magee Riverfront Outpatient Center, one of the National MS Society’s community partners.

The MS Healthy Living Program is a weekly program held at Magee’s Outpatient Riverfront location. Magee’s newest wellness program aims to assist those living with MS by providing structured education and cognitive activities on topics of group interest. In addition, exercise classes focus on cardiovascular health, resistance training, stretching, and core strengthening.

These exercise sessions also incorporate varied activities such as yoga, dance movement therapy, and circuit training. Socialization and stress reduction is enhanced through the use of art and horticultural therapy, with each of these activities being held on a monthly basis.

The MS Healthy Living Program is held every Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by light snacks. The cost is $25 per month. If you wish to register for the program, or if you have any questions, please contact Mary Clare Schafer RN, MS, ONC, CRRN (program director) at 215-218-3905.

Elkins Park, PA: Moss Rehab MS Connections Group @ Moss Rehab Elkins Park, Conference Room
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

West Haven: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Jan 25 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Cromwell, CT: Navigating MS @ Baci Grill
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am

Speaker – Mary Bailey
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Johnstown, PA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Hoss's
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Elliot Michel
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Sayre, PA: The Valley MS Support Group @ St. John Lutheran Church
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm

Contact the organizer for further information