Jul
21
Sat
2018
Bethesda, MD: Bethesda/Silver Spring Self-Help Group @ Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Chalice House
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jul
23
Mon
2018
Marshall, MI: Calhoun County MS support group @ Calhoun County Building
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm

Our goal is to empower individuals and care partners affected by MS to live their best lives possible. We are sanctioned by the National MS Society. We concentrate on topics important to the group such as nutrition, employment issues, cognitive & emotional issues, etc.

Meets the 4th Monday of each month.

Jul
24
Tue
2018
Ann Arbor, MI: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ Carlyle Grill
Jul 24 @ 5:45 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Bethesda, MD: Facing the Challenge: MS in Your 20s @ Church of the Redeemer
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Jul
25
Wed
2018
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
Dearborn, MI: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Andiamo Dearborn
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Sarah Johnson
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Detroit, MI: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Fishbones Cajun Restaurant
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Evanthia Bernitsas
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Livonia, MI: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Bravo Cucina Italiana
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Emily Hosler
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Essex, MD: Let’s Talk MS @ River Watch Restaurant & Marina
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Greenville, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ United Lifestyles
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm

Do you or someone you know live with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis.A Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday of each month at United Lifestyles. Educational materials are shared at each meeting, along with group discussion.

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
27
Fri
2018
Lansing, MI: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Capital Prime
Jul 27 @ 12:30 pm

Speaker – Jayne Ward
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Midland, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This support group is for those dealing with Multiple Sclerosis or for their families and support person(s)

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
4
Sat
2018
New Boston, MI: MuckFest Detroit – The Fun Mud Run @ Willow Metropark
Aug 4 all-day

The first start time is 9:00 a.m., then every 20 minutes throughout the day

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
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
Aug
14
Tue
2018
Saginaw, MI: MS Support Group @ St. Mary's of Michigan Towne Centre
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The MS support group features various guest speakers from neurology, home infusion, home care, rehabilitation physicians, physical therapists, massage therapists, discussions about MS drugs and other medications that MS patients use and more.  People with MS, people who care for people with MS and people who want to help the lives of MS patients are encouraged to attend.
Adventure, knowledge, friendship and better coping strategies and management of your multiple sclerosis lie ahead for you.
FNI’s multiple sclerosis resource group’s mission is to provide you with the most comprehensive and complete understanding of multiple sclerosis, and help you know how to treat and manage your disease.
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
23
Thu
2018
Greenville, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ United Lifestyles
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Do you or someone you know live with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis.A Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday of each month at United Lifestyles. Educational materials are shared at each meeting, along with group discussion.