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
Fuquay Varina, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Mason Jar Tavern
Jul 23 @ 6:15 pm

Speaker – Harry Lay
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Jul 23 @ 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.

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
Raleigh, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Midtown Grille
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speakers – Mitch Freedman, MD
Heath C., Patient Advocate
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Wilmington, NC: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Indochine
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

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

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

Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Jul 25 @ 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.

Raleigh, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Rey's Restaurant
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm

Speakers – Mitch Freedman, MD
Heath C., Patient Advocate
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Jul
26
Thu
2018
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

Goldsboro, NC: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Logan's Roadhouse
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm

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

Jul
28
Sat
2018
Greensboro, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Ruth's Chris Steak House
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am

Speaker – David Meyer
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

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
Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Jul 31 @ 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.

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
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
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

Aug
16
Thu
2018
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.

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.