Apr
5
Thu
2018
Hartford, CT: Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital - 2nd Floor Auditorium
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – May 3 @ 12:30 pm

A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools for taking themselves. Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis, caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources. Attendees learn how to increase their ability to make decisions and balance their lives. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Apr
12
Thu
2018
Hartford, CT: Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital - 2nd Floor Auditorium
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – May 10 @ 12:30 pm

A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools for taking themselves. Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis, caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources. Attendees learn how to increase their ability to make decisions and balance their lives. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Apr
27
Fri
2018
Bridgeport, CT: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ The Original Vazzy's
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Joseph Guarnaccia, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Apr
28
Sat
2018
Atlanta, GA: – Compass to Care – MS Views & News Roundtable @ Atlanta Marriott Buckhead
Apr 28 @ 10:45 am – 2:00 pm

RSVP Required – please see below
Location in or near Buckhead, GA

Ben Thrower, MD Neurologist and Medical Director at MS Institute at Shepherd Center

To Discuss:

– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
Getting your needs met through the utilization of an interdisciplinary team
– Recognizing and managing MS relapse in your life

and
Mitzi Williams, MD Neurologist at Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

To Discuss:
– Putting together the pieces of the puzzle: Is MS management a “one-size
fits all model”? Defining priorities & goals; Understanding your options and
communicating your unique needs as they change to your healthcare team

plus

Lisa Gonzalez-Goetz, ESQ Social Security Disability Attorney in Boca Raton, FL
– Everything you want to know about Social Security Disability Law
– Understanding your rights and what you need to know

INTERACTIVE Q&A Panel
_____________________________________________________

Date:April 28th, 2018

10:45am – Registration
11:25am – Program Begins
Complimentary Lunch

Location: Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel
3405 Lenox Road NE – Atlanta, Ga. 30326

R.S.V.P. Required

Register ONLINE at:www.events.msvn.org /
if no internet, call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102
Program limited to the MS patient plus a max. of (1) guest
No children permitted under the age of 16 unless this is a child that has MS

Program Supported with a charitable donation from: Sanofi Genzyme

Program provided by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization
MS Views and News is MAKING an IMPACT on those affected by Multiple Sclerosis

Apr
30
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Apr 30 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Glastonbury, CT: Have Fewer Maybes @ Max Fish
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker: Peter Wade, MD Mandell Comprehensive MS Center

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

May
1
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Cherry Log, GA: Cornerstone MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
May 1 @ 10:00 am

Meetings on First Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

LaGrange, GA: LaGrange MS Support Group @ Enoch Callaway Cancer Clinic
May 1 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

Stamford, CT: Multiple Sclerosis: Making Sense of the Science and Understanding Relapses and Treatments @ Madonia
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This program will provide insights into the nervous system and explain how multiple sclerosis affects its function. Participants will learn how to recognize a relapse and discover some relapse treatment options that are available.

Milford, CT: Navigating MS @ The Plate
May 1 @ 6:30 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

May
2
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
May 2 @ 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

New Haven, CT: A Treatment Option for Relapsing Forms of MS @ Brazi's Italian Restaurant
May 2 @ 12:00 pm
Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
May 2 @ 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

May
3
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
May 3 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Bristol, Ct: Multiple Sclerosis Support & Wellness Group @ Chapter 126 Sports & Fitness
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for support, talking & connecting from 2-3 P.M.
3-4 P.M. is a one hour gentle wellness class focusing on building & improving strength, flexibility, coordination & mobility.

North Haven, CT: Yale MS Center Support Group @ Yale MS/Interventenial Immunology Center, Ste 2b
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Meetings are on the 1st Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information

May
4
Fri
2018
Norwalk, CT: Norwalk Support Group @ South Norwalk Library
May 4 @ 1:00 pm

Contact Erica at the number listed below

May
5
Sat
2018
Cumming, GA: MS Support Group @ Northside Hospital Forsyth - Building 400 Board Room
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

May
7
Mon
2018
Manchester, CT: Support Group @ Presbyterian Church of Manchester
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets the 1st Monday of each month except June, July & August

East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
May 7 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Warner Robins, GA: Pediatric Support Group @ Houston Medical Center (lower level)
May 7 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on 1st Monday of each month.

Focus is on Pediatric MS.

Contact the organizer for further information.

May
8
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Camilla, GA: MS Support Group @ Mitchell County Hospital (Community Room)
May 8 @ 6:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Columbus, GA: Chatahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.