Aug
15
Wed
2018
Pueblo, CO: Pueblo Lunch Support Group @ Village Inn
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am
Montrose, CO: Montrose MS Friends Social Group @ Denny's
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Fort Collins, CO: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Locality Kitchen & Bar
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – William Shaffer, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Aug
16
Thu
2018
Fort Collins, CO: Breakfast Social @ Village Inn
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

For people with possible MS and families.

Loveland, CO: Loveland Breakfast Social @ Perkins
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Colorado Springs, CO: Caregiver Support Group @ HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by HealthSouth Rehab Hospital for caregivers, family members and host home providers.

Aurora, CO: 70/Four70 Third Thursday Happy Hour @ McCabe's Bistro & Pub
Aug 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

No fee to attend
Attendees must be at least 21 and responsible for their own food & drinks
Visit their blog at www.70Four70.wordpress.com

Durham, NC: Evening Self-Help Group @ John F. Kennedy Towers, conference room
Aug 16 @ 6:00 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.

Fort Collins, CO: Men with MS Group @ Raintree
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Men with MS only.

Charlotte, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Ruth's Chris Steak House
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Jill Conway
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Fort Collins,CO: Fort Collins Self-Help Group @ United Way
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jacksonville, NC: Onslow County Self-Help Group @ Onslow Memorial Hospital Education Building
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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.

Cortez, CO: Cortez Self-Help Group @ Cortez Health Department
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
17
Fri
2018
Florence, CO: MS Self-Assist & Social Group @ Carl's Jr
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Denver, CO: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Brio Tuscan Grille
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Jill Olson
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Aug
18
Sat
2018
Arvada, CO: Caregivers Support Group @ Spirit of Christ Catholic Community
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Facebook page: www.facebook.com/COWYNMSSFriendsAndFamily

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Fort Collins, CO: MS Self-Help Group @ United Way
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

People with MS and their significant other.

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Aug 22 @ 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.

Aug
23
Thu
2018
Fort Collins, CO: Breakfast Social @ Village Inn
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

For people with possible MS and families.

Colorado Springs, CO: Caregiver Support Group @ HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by HealthSouth Rehab Hospital for caregivers, family members and host home providers.

Charlotte, NC: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Hilton Garden Inn - Charlotte Airport
Aug 23 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News Invites you to attend an MS educational event in Charlotte, NC!

“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 in South Florida

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

30 mins + Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Marie Moore, NP
Nurse Practitioner

Will Discuss:
– Recognizing and managing MS relapse in your life
– Symptom management in MS
– Not all MS is equal / Living with symptoms of MS

35 minutes

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Mary D. Hughes, MD.
Neurologist

Will Discuss:
– What is MS? What are different types of MS?
– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
– How to participate in shared decision making with your healthcare team

40 minutes

* INTERACTIVE Q&A TO FOLLOW presentations from Marie Moore, NP and Dr. Mary Hughes *

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Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
5:41pm – Registration
6:22pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Hilton Garden Inn – Charlotte Airport
2400 Cascade Pointe Blvd. – Charlotte, NC 28208

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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

With program support from: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

Exhibitors: Sanofi Genzyme, Teva, and MS Views and News

Fort Collins,CO: Fort Collins Self-Help Group @ United Way
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Colorado Springs, CO: MSA Benefit Concert & Fair @ Hillside Gardens
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

There will be several local musicians, actors and artists putting on a fantastic variety show, as well as games, contests, give-aways, food and drink. This event is family free and will have accessible seating and parking. Tickets include an entry into the Grand Prize, and upgrade tickets are available. Kids under 8 are FREE. Discounts for seniors and students.

This benefit show is to raise funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance organization. Anything they raise for MS, whether it be through donation, fundraising, or general awareness in the community, stays right here in southern Colorado and goes to local clients for services, assistance, and anything else that comes up.

The Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Southern Colorado is a group dedicated solely to assisting clients with the mission to provide programs, services, and resources to people with Multiple Sclerosis to help them improve the quality of their life and achieve greater hope, health, and independence.

Aug
27
Mon
2018
Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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.

Aug
28
Tue
2018
Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Aug 28 @ 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.