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
20
Fri
2018
Avon, CT: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ The Elephant Trail
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Amy Neal
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Ridgefield, CT: Learn together, move forward together @ 850 Degrees Restaurant
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Mary Bailey, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Apr
21
Sat
2018
North Haven, CT: MS Support Group @ Amici's Tavern
Apr 21 @ 11:30 am

Come join our group where we have lunch as we discuss current medications, treatment, doctors, tests, and sometimes we gripe about the world of MS seen through our eyes. Each one of us are at different stages of MS, however, we support and love each group member. We laugh, cry, and yell at this disease that unites us all.

Bethesda, MD: Bethesda/Silver Spring Self-Help Group @ Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Chalice House
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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

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

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

Bel Air, MD: Navigating MS @ Liberatore's of Bel Air
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm
Bethesda, MD: Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s @ Church of the Redeemer
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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

Annapolis, MD: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Brio Tuscan Grille
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Sangjin Oh
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Nottingham, MD: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Red Brick Station
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Carrie Blizard
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Potomac, MD: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Addie's
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Shin
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Potomac, MD: Could Lemtrada Be Right For You? @ Addie's
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm

Meet a healthcare professional who explains LEMTRADA, a prescription treatment for relapsing MS. Understand how LEMTRADA is thought to work, some of the risks and benefits of LEMTRADA, and available support. There will also be a Q&A session.
RSVP to attend by calling 1-877-895-1136 or online at www.Lemtrada.com
Speaker: Robert Shin, MD

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

Hagerstown, MD: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Black Eyed Susan
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Erika Mitchell, NP
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

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

Contact the organizer for furter information

Salisbury, MD: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ The Fountains Wedding and Conference Center
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm
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.