Jul
18
Wed
2018
Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Jul 18 @ 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

Derby CT: On The Move @ Valley Diner
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Support Group for individuals in their 20s and 30s with MS.

RSVP is required by the Monday before each gathering.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Jul
19
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Jul 19 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Salisbury, MD: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ The Fountains Wedding and Conference Center
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
20
Fri
2018
Glastonbury, CT: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Max Amore
Jul 20 @ 12:30 pm

Speaker – Amy Neal
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
21
Sat
2018
Wethersfield, CT: Caregiver’s Meeting @ Wethersfield Police Dept. Community Room
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Caregivers only
Lunch will be provided
Registration deadline is July 16

North Haven, CT: MS Support Group @ Amici's Tavern
Jul 21 @ 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.

Bethesda, MD: Bethesda/Silver Spring Self-Help Group @ Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Chalice House
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jul
23
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Jul 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Granby, CT: Granby Support Group @ Granby Senior Center
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

People with MS & their care partners are welcome

Jul
24
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Bethesda, MD: Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s @ Church of the Redeemer
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Jul
25
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Jul 25 @ 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

Severna Park, MD: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Cafe Mezzanotte
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Sangjin Oh
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Jul 25 @ 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

Gambrills, MD: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar & Grill
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Sangjin Oh, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

New London, CT: MS Support Group @ Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm

Contact the organizer for furter information

Windsor, CT: On The Move @ Union Street Tavern
Jul 25 @ 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.

Jul
26
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Jul 26 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Essex, MD: Let’s Talk MS @ River Watch Restaurant & Marina
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Greenbelt, MD: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Hilton Garden Inn
Jul 26 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Details
MS Views and News Invites you to attend a free multiple sclerosis educational event in Greenbelt, MD!

“THE COMPASS TO CARE”
Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team

(RSVP required to attend – Please see below)
Interactive Q&A to follow after the presentations!

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER #1:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS.
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will Discuss:
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS (multiple sclerosis) at any level
– The benefits to your health when staying active
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life

35 min. presentation + 10 min. Q&A

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER #2:
Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC.
Nurse Practitioner

Will Discuss:
– Her journey living with MS
– How communication with one’s healthcare team guides the treatment plan that works for you and your care partner
– Incorporating a multidisciplinary team into your plan of care
– Getting YOUR needs met

35 minutes

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER #3:
Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN.
Neurologist

Will Discuss:
– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
– How to participate in shared decision making with your healthcare team in order to meet all your needs
– Importance of early multiple sclerosis treatment
– A look at MS relapse management and recovery

40 minutes

* INTERACTIVE Q&A TO FOLLOW both neurology presentations! *

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Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
5:40pm – Check-in
6:20pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Greenbelt
7810 Walker Drive – Greenbelt, MD 20770

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R.S.V.P. Required.
PLEASE Register (RSVP) Online at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet access, please 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

Organized by: MS Views and News, a 501C3 not-for-profit organization

Program provided with support from: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

Exhibit displays provided by: Sanofi Genzyme & Teva

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

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Jul
31
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Hartford, CT: MS Support Group @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm

If you would like to attend call or text Stacy at 860-502-5973, Ashley at 203-583-0169, or email stacystp@comcast.net.

NO MEETING ON October 31st

Bethesda, MD: Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s @ Church of the Redeemer
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm