Aug
14
Tue
2018
Columbus, GA: Chatahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
15
Wed
2018
Atlanta, GA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Soho Restaurant
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Gilbert
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Quincy, MA: Bowel, Bladder & Related Issues @ The Tavern at Quarry Hills
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker: Tamara Kaplan, MD

One guest per attendee

Pre-registration is required

CONTACT TO ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Aug
16
Thu
2018
Springfield, MA: MS Support Group-Mercy Medical Center @ Mercy Medical Center
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

We meet to not share new happenings but also our successes. Of course we include our funny stores & laughs. All are welcome

Middleboro, MA: Have Fewer Maybes @ Boston Tavern
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Peter Wade, MD

Patient Educational Dinner – Discover why OCREVUS may be the right choice for treating relapsing MS

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Thomaston, Ga: TAMS ( Thomastonians Against MS) Support Group @ The Pie (party Room) Suite A
Aug 16 @ 12:30 pm

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information.

North Adams, MA: Monthly MS Support Group Meeting @ MS Support Foundation Office
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm

Berkshire Resource Center d/b/a as MS Support Foundation provides education, support and resources for those individuals affected by multiple sclerosis, as well as families and healthcare providers who are dedicated to improving the lives of those afflicted. We hold a monthly support group meeting every third Thursday of the month at 85 Main Street, Suite 202, Main Street, North Adams, MA. 01247

Atlanta, GA: MS & Diet: What Do We Know @ Shepard Center
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm
Westborough, MA: Have Fewer Maybes @ The Chateau Restaurant
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Peter Wade, MD

Patient Educational Dinner – Discover why OCREVUS may be the right choice for treating relapsing MS

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Aug
20
Mon
2018
Tewksbury, MA: Standing Positive with MS Support Group @ Tewksbury Senior Center
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am

Meets 3rd Monday of the month

Contact the organizer for further information

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Newnan, GA: Newnan MS Support Group @ Insignia of Newnan
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further details..

Thomasville, GA: Thomasville MS Support Group @ The Plaza Restaurant
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

We are here to listen, encourage, support each other& learnas we share experiences& information.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Salem, MA: Coffee and Conversation Support Group @ Jaho Coffee & Tea
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

YOU are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-morning break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to meet  and connect with others in the area who are living with MS.

Refreshments  are available for purchase or you can just join us for conversation! No need to register, we will have a large, open table.

Questions: please contact Amber at 800-344-4867, option 2, ext 87127.

Hyannis, MA: A Treatment Option for Relapsing Forms of MS @ Alberto's Ristorante
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm
Aug
26
Sun
2018
Marlboro, MA: Wings – MS Support Group @ Middleboro Lodge of Elks #1274
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am

Monthly meeting for MS patients, family, friends and caregivers. Meditation will be this month’s topic

Aug
27
Mon
2018
Foxboro, MA: “But You Look So Good” MS Self Help Group @ Boyden Library
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company.

Sep
1
Sat
2018
Cumming, GA: MS Support Group @ Northside Hospital Forsyth - Building 400 Board Room
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Sep
3
Mon
2018
Warner Robins, GA: Pediatric Support Group @ Houston Medical Center (lower level)
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on 1st Monday of each month.

Focus is on Pediatric MS.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Sep
4
Tue
2018
Cherry Log, GA: Cornerstone MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Sep 4 @ 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
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

Sep
6
Thu
2018
Augusta, GA: BALANCE- Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis @ Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Sep 6 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

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

“BALANCE”
An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Mitzi Williams, MD
Neurologist at Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

Will Discuss:
– An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS); increasing understanding for you and your care partner
– Understanding the impacts of early treatment upon diagnosis
– Symptom management- managing and addressing common MS symptoms to improve your daily life
– Extending your healthcare team to meet all your needs; developing a team that works for your individualized needs

52 minutes

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Rebecca Rahn, PA-C, MSCS
MS Certified Physician Assistant and Assistant Director at MS Center of Augusta

Will Discuss:
– The emotional impacts of living with MS on the individual and the family unit
– Managing daily life challenges and demands emotionally
– A discussion on change and what it means to you

38 minutes

* Combined Q&A with Rebecca Rahn and Mitzi Williams, MD – following both talks

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will Discuss:
– Staying active and living well
– Exercise and movement at any level to improve strength and flexibility
– An inspiring talk focusing on living well with MS and what you can do today

35 mins + Q&A

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Date: Thursday, September 6th, 2018
5:40pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901
* PARKING to be paid by MS Views and News *
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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

Program Supported with an educational grant from: Celgene and Sanofi Genzyme

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

Sep
9
Sun
2018
North Adams, MA: Coffee and Conversation support group @ Lickety Split at Mass MoCA
Sep 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

YOU are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-afternoon break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to meet  and connect with others in the area who are living with MS.

Refreshments  are available for purchase or you can just join us for conversation! No need to register, we will have a large, open table.

Questions: please contact Amber at 800-344-4867, option 2, ext 87127.

Sep
10
Mon
2018
Leeds, MA: Grover’s Gang MS Support Group @ Linda Manor
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm

Meets 2nd Monday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information

Snellville, GA: MS Support Group – East Atlanta @ Hope and Life Church
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The Stay Low Campaign: MS Support Group is a self-help group that creates an opportunity for MS Fighters, their families and friends to support and share and their perspective on Multiple Sclerosis. The members of this group will gain new friendships and great emotional support as we learn from each other’s triumphs and obstacles. This group is free of charge and is proudly affiliated with the Multiple Sclerosis Focus Foundation.

Meetings are held every 2nd Monday from 7:00 – 8:15 pm and the first 15 minutes will be for light snacks and mingling.

Sep
11
Tue
2018
Camilla, GA: MS Support Group @ Mitchell County Hospital (Community Room)
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF