Jul
22
Sun
2018
Marlboro, MA: Wings – MS Support Group @ Middleboro Lodge of Elks #1274
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am

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

Jul
23
Mon
2018
Foxboro, MA: “But You Look So Good” MS Self Help Group @ Boyden Library
Jul 23 @ 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.

Jul
24
Tue
2018
Bethesda, MD: Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s @ Church of the Redeemer
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Quincy, MA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Fox and Hound Wood Grille and Tavern
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Joshua Katz
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Raynham, MA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Stone Forge
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Stacey Murray
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
25
Wed
2018
Salem, MA: Coffee and Conversation Support Group @ Jaho Coffee & Tea
Jul 25 @ 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.

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

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

Jul
26
Thu
2018
Cambridge, MA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Harvest Restaurant
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm

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

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
31
Tue
2018
Bethesda, MD: Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s @ Church of the Redeemer
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
2
Thu
2018
Bowie, MD: Bowie/Crofton Self-Help Group @ Knights of Columbus Hall
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Aug
3
Fri
2018
LaVale, MD: MS Support Group (NMSS) @ LaVale Library
Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Friday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
7
Tue
2018
Bethesda, MD: Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s @ Church of the Redeemer
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
8
Wed
2018
Chicopee, MA: Chicopee Coffee & Conversation Support Group @ Arby's
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am

Fun, light conversation with lots of laughter.

Pikesville, MD: MS Support Group (NMSS) @ Owings Mills
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each monyh.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
11
Sat
2018
Fort Washington, MD: Prince George’s County Self-Help Group @ Woodside Village
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Aug
12
Sun
2018
Rockville, MD: Working with MS Self-Help Group @ Rockville Nursing Home, Conference room
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
North Adams, MA: Coffee and Conversation support group @ Lickety Split at Mass MoCA
Aug 12 @ 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.

Aug
13
Mon
2018
Leeds, MA: Grover’s Gang MS Support Group @ Linda Manor
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm

Meets 2nd Monday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information

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

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

Aug
18
Sat
2018
Bethesda, MD: Bethesda/Silver Spring Self-Help Group @ Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Chalice House
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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