Mar
29
Thu
2018
Hartford, CT: Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital - 2nd Floor Auditorium
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – Apr 26 @ 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
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
23
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Apr 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

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

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

Bethlehem, PA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Blue Grillhouse
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Jean Bakke-Cain
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

DuBois, PA: Learn together, move forward together @ DuBois Country Club
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Oksana Palatna, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Brodheadsville, PA: MS Connections Group @ Shoprite Community Room
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

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

Call 860-714-4450

Pittsburgh, PA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Atria's
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm

Speaker – Richard Kasdan
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Hartford, CT: MS Support Group @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
Apr 24 @ 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

Newtown, PA: The Wellness Group @ The Wellness Solution Centers
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm
Southington, CT: Navigating MS @ Testa's Banquet Facility
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm
Apr
25
Wed
2018
Hartford, CT: Connecticut State MS Action Day @ Capitol Building
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Two buses will run to and from the Capitol on Wednesday with stops in Colechester, Tolland, East Hartford, Westport, Waterbury, North Haven, and New Britain. Limited parking will also be available at the Capitol and adjoining Legislative Office Building.

East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Apr 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

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

Lancaster, PA: Learn together, move forward together @ Hilton Garden Inn
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Gary Thomas, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Moosic, PA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Harvest Grill
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Gary Clauser
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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

Contact the organizer for furter information

Pittsburgh, PA: Navigating MS @ Scoglio Greentree
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm
West Reading, PA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Chef Allen
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Clifford Reed
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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

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

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Glenshaw, PA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ The Hartwood
Apr 26 @ 12:30 pm

Speaker – Eileen Rice
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

North Wales, PA: Importance of Adherence and Long Term Management @ Joseph Ambler Inn
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm

Speaker – Donald Kolva, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED