Mar
29
Thu
2018
Hartford, CT: Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital - 2nd Floor Auditorium
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – Apr 26 @ 12:30 pm

A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools for taking themselves. Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis, caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources. Attendees learn how to increase their ability to make decisions and balance their lives. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Apr
5
Thu
2018
Hartford, CT: Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital - 2nd Floor Auditorium
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – May 3 @ 12:30 pm

A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools for taking themselves. Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis, caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources. Attendees learn how to increase their ability to make decisions and balance their lives. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Apr
12
Thu
2018
Hartford, CT: Powerful Tools for Caregivers @ Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital - 2nd Floor Auditorium
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – May 10 @ 12:30 pm

A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools for taking themselves. Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis, caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources. Attendees learn how to increase their ability to make decisions and balance their lives. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Apr
25
Wed
2018
Hartford, CT: Connecticut State MS Action Day @ Capitol Building
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Two buses will run to and from the Capitol on Wednesday with stops in Colechester, Tolland, East Hartford, Westport, Waterbury, North Haven, and New Britain. Limited parking will also be available at the Capitol and adjoining Legislative Office Building.

East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Apr 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Yoga Therapy classes at Sacred Rivers Yoga help those with MS to improve balance, focus, concentration, and breathing, as well as aid in stress reduction. We have been awarded a grant from the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation to offer FREE chair yoga for the benefit of individuals that are affected by MS. Sacred Rivers Yoga has been offering the classes with the help of the MSF on a weekly basis since 2006. Join us on both Monday and Wednesday mornings at 10:45 am for our Yoga Therapy Chair class with Michele Mathews. If you are interested or would like information, please call 860.657.9545 or visit www.sacredriversyoga.com

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class takes traditional yoga postures and techniques and adapts them to be done while seated in a chair or while utilizing a chair for support. This is a great alternative for someone who may have trouble getting up and down off of the ground, someone recovering from an injury, or someone who uses a wheel chair. However, this gentle practice is open to everyone.

Instructor Bio: Michele Matthews is a 200 hour teacher training graduate from Sacred Rivers Yoga, and is also reiki 2 certified. She has been teaching chair yoga therapy since 2013. Michele is passionate about bringing yoga to those whom it may be otherwise inaccessible to.

*this class is held at a handicap accessible location

Virginia Beach, VA: Southside Group @ Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Reston, VA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ McCormick & Schmick's
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Mark Landrio
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

McLean, VA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

New London, CT: MS Support Group @ Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm

Contact the organizer for furter information

Windsor, CT: On The Move @ Union Street Tavern
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

On The Move events are for MS patients in their 20s and 30s.

Meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

You must RSVP by the Monday before the meeting.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Apr
26
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Apr 26 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Charlottesville, VA: MS Lunch Bunch @ Martha Jefferson House
Apr 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Fourth Thursday of the month Group meets the 3rd week in November and December
In Person

Richmond, VA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Tazza Kitchen Scott's Addition
Apr 26 @ 12:30 pm

Speaker – Alan Schulman
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

McLean, VA: Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Symptoms: Understanding Your Treatment Choices @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This program will provide insights into multiple sclerosis and its symptoms, and discuss how to recognize them. Participants will also learn how to identify a relapse and discover some relapse treatment options that are available.

Charlottesville, VA: Carepartner Support Group @ National MS Society, Charlottesville Office
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help group for care partners of those living individuals with MS.

Roanoke, VA: MS Self Helf Group @ The Roanoke Valley MS Support Group
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

 

Apr
27
Fri
2018
Bridgeport, CT: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ The Original Vazzy's
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Joseph Guarnaccia, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Henrico, VA: Creating a Plan for Your MS @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm
Apr
30
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Apr 30 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Richmond, VA: Richmond Advanced Stages @ Virginia Home
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am

Self-help group for individuals with advanced MS.

Glastonbury, CT: Have Fewer Maybes @ Max Fish
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker: Peter Wade, MD Mandell Comprehensive MS Center

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

May
1
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Stamford, CT: Multiple Sclerosis: Making Sense of the Science and Understanding Relapses and Treatments @ Madonia
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This program will provide insights into the nervous system and explain how multiple sclerosis affects its function. Participants will learn how to recognize a relapse and discover some relapse treatment options that are available.