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

Camilla, GA: MS Support Group @ Mitchell County Hospital (Community Room)
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Columbus, GA: Chatahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

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

Warner Robins, GA: MS Support Group @ Houston Medical Center
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm

Group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

Aug
15
Wed
2018
Atlanta, GA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Soho Restaurant
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Gilbert
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Ogden, UT: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Timbermine Steakhouse
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker -R. Hammond
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Aug
16
Thu
2018
Thomaston, Ga: TAMS ( Thomastonians Against MS) Support Group @ The Pie (party Room) Suite A
Aug 16 @ 12:30 pm

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information.

Atlanta, GA: MS & Diet: What Do We Know @ Shepard Center
Aug 16 @ 6:00 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.

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

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.

Aug
17
Fri
2018
Perry, UT: Learn together, move forward together @ Maddox - The Lodge
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm

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

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Newnan, GA: Newnan MS Support Group @ Insignia of Newnan
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further details..

Thomasville, GA: Thomasville MS Support Group @ The Plaza Restaurant
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

We are here to listen, encourage, support each other& learnas we share experiences& information.

Contact the organizer for further information.

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
Cumming, GA: MS Support Group @ Northside Hospital Forsyth - Building 400 Board Room
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Aberdeen, SD: SAMS (Striving Against MS) Support Group @ First United Methodist Church
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am

Contact the organizer for further details

Dakota Dunes, SD: Sioux City/Dakota Dunes, MS Group @ CNOS
Sep 1 @ 1:30 pm
Sep
3
Mon
2018
Warner Robins, GA: Pediatric Support Group @ Houston Medical Center (lower level)
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on 1st Monday of each month.

Focus is on Pediatric MS.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Brookings, SD: Brookings MS Group @ Brookings Hospital
Sep 3 @ 8:00 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.

Sep
4
Tue
2018
Cherry Log, GA: Cornerstone MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am

Meetings on First Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.