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.

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
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

Ebensburg, PA: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ Penn Gables Restaurant
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm
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.

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.

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
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.

Raleigh, NC: Finding Balance @ Winston's Grille
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm
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

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.

Moosic, PA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Harvest Seasonal Grill
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Gary Clauser
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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
Philadelphia, PA: Community Partner Program: MS Healthy Living Program @ Magee Riverfront Outpatient Center
Feb 1 @ 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.

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.

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
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.