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
Duncanville, TX: Learn together, move forward together @ Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Aug 16 @ 11:30 am

Speakers – Annette Okai, MD
Jaspreet Abraham, RN
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Temple, TX: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ La Riv Italian Cuisine
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Jeffrey English

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

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.

Kingsport, TN: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Chop House
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Samuel Hunter

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

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.

San Antonio, TX: Learn together, move forward together @ Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm

Speakers- Priscilla Darwin, NP
Julie R., Patient Advocate
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Aug
17
Fri
2018
Austin, TX: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Pappasito's Cantina
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Jeffrey English

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

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
Dallas, TX: Have Fewer Maybes @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Ann Bass, MD

Patient Educational Dinner – Discover why OCREVUS may be the right choice for treating relapsing MS

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

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
Arlington, TX: Self-Help Group: Arlington (But You Look So Good) @ Fielder Church Annex
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am

Self-help group for caregivers.

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Austin , TX: MS Self-Help Group (NW Care Partners) @ North by Northwest Restaurant
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am

Self-help group for caregivers.

Odessa, TX: CSI West Texas MS Support Group @ Holiday Inn Express
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am

Our group is one of hope, humor & courage in coping with MS.  We offer a confdential place for those affected by MS to share their experiences & to recieve emotional support & encouragement.  We believe that laughter & having fun is as important as medical information as we take this journey together with MS

Sep
10
Mon
2018
Lakehills, TX: Self-Help Group: Hill Country @ Lakehills Library
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Support Group for individuals living with MS, Families and Friends.

Sep
13
Thu
2018
The Woodlands, TX: Self Help Group: The Woodlands (TIRR MS Support Group) @ TIRR - Memorial Hermann Woodlands
Sep 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This group is open to people living with MS, family and friends.  Please contact the leaders before visiting to verify meeting date and location.

Leaders:
Nora, (713) 897-2867  Nora.Harrigan@memorialhermann.org
Theresa, (713) 897-2876 Theresa.Gilmore@memorialhermann.org
Kim (713)897-2892, Kimberly.egan@memorialhermann.org

Sep
20
Thu
2018
Durham, NC: Evening Self-Help Group @ John F. Kennedy Towers, conference room
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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.

Sep
24
Mon
2018
Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Sep 24 @ 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.

Sep
25
Tue
2018
Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Sep 25 @ 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
26
Wed
2018
Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Sep 26 @ 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.

Sep
29
Sat
2018
Allen, TX: MuckFest Dallas – The Fun Mud Run @ Southfork Ranch
Sep 29 all-day

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