Aug
14
Tue
2018
Asheville, NC: BALANCE – An Educational Aspect Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with Mutiiple Sclerosis (MS) @ Doubletree by Hilton – Asheville-Biltmore
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:35 pm

A Unique (unbiased) MS educational program for patients and caregivers, addressing topics on how to live better with multiple sclerosis. Topics ranging from Nutrition and simple exercise to symptom management, shared decision making and more. To see a program flyer, contact us by email.. RSVP is required to attend this event – Visit www.events.msvn.org or call 1.888.871.1664

Charlotte, NC: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Matthew Carraro

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Aug
16
Thu
2018
Apple Valley, MN: Burnsville/Apple Valley MS Group @ Perkins Restaurant
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm
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.

Brainerd, MN: Brainerd MS Group @ Access North
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm

Connect with others who understand MS. Enjoy lively discussions, learn valuable information and ways to cope with challenges, have fun and be inspired. Find a group in your community that’s right for you.

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

Eagan, MN: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Jensen's Food and Cocktails
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm

Speakers – Laura Meyer and Annette Okai
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

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.

Redwood Falls, MN: Belview/Redwood Falls MS Group @ Redwood Area Hospital
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm
Aug
18
Sat
2018
Bemidji, MN: Bemidji MS Group @ Sanford Bemidji Medical Center
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Aug
20
Mon
2018
Buffalo, MN: Buffalo/Maple Lake MS Group @ Buffalo United Methodist Church
Aug 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Minneapolis (Golden Valley), MN: Exploring Ocrevus for Primary Progressive MS @ Doolottles Woodfire Grill
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Speaker: Andrew Smith, MD

 

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
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

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.

Sep
1
Sat
2018
Roseville , MN: Arts & Crafts Interest Group @ D'Amico & Sons Cafe
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Burnsville, MN: Burnsville/ Apple Valley Weekend MS Group @ Fairview Ridges Education Center
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm
Sep
4
Tue
2018
Minneapolis, MN: Cognifitness MS Group @ Turtle Bread Company
Sep 4 @ 2:30 pm

Clubs and groups for people living with MS and adult family members. For more information about a club or group in which you’re interested, please call the group contact.

Burnsville, MN: Burnsville/ Apple Valley MS Group @ Fairview Ridges Education Center
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm
Sep
6
Thu
2018
Brainerd, MN: Brainerd MS Group @ Access North
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm

Connect with others who understand MS. Enjoy lively discussions, learn valuable information and ways to cope with challenges, have fun and be inspired. Find a group in your community that’s right for you.

Bloomington, MN: Bloomington MS Group @ Nativity of Mary Church
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm
Sep
10
Mon
2018
Alexandria, MN: Alexandria MS Group @ St. Mary's Catholic Church
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm
Albert Lea, MN: Albert Lea MS Group @ Grace Lutheran Church
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm
Sep
12
Wed
2018
Coon Rapids, MN: Coon Rapids North Suburban MS Group @ Coon Rapids Civic Center
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm