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.

Seattle, WA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Ivar's Salmon House
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Pavle Repovic
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
24
Tue
2018
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
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
Edmonds, WA: Sno-Flakes Support Group @ Edmonds Unitd Methodist Church (Wesley Room)
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm

Meets on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

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

Spokane, WA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Yashma Patel, 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
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
1
Wed
2018
Deer Park, WA: MS Self-Help Group @ The Shepherd’s Cottage
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

People affected by MS, helping each other. Come find support, share and learn through interactive discussions, videos and speakers. New members are welcome!

Aug
2
Thu
2018
Lynnwood, WA: Family Caregiver Support Group @ Verdant Community Wellness Center
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meetings are not held on major holidays.

If you are a new attendee we need a Support Group RSVP. Please contact the facilitator.

  • Learn coping strategies related to caregiving experience.
  • Relate to other caregivers in a safe environment for emotional support, friendship and peer support.
  • Learn about Community and other supportive resources
Centralia, WA: MS Support Group @ Providence Centralia Hospital
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
6
Mon
2018
Arlington, WA: Family Caregiver Support Group @ Stillaguamish Senior Center
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Meetings are not held on major holidays.

If you are a new attendee we need a Support Group RSVP. Please contact the facilitator.

  • Learn coping strategies related to caregiving experience.
  • Relate to other caregivers in a safe environment for emotional support, friendship and peer support.
  • Learn about Community and other supportive resources
Aug
8
Wed
2018
Tacoma, WA: Tacoma MS Family Support Group @ TACID Center
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for furtherinformation.

Aug
10
Fri
2018
Colville, WA: Colville / Chewelah Self-Help Group @ Health Education House
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm

People with MS, partners and caregivers helping each other. Come find support, share and learn through interactive discussions, videos and speakers. New members are welcome!

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
Lynnwood, WA: Family Caregiver Support Group @ Verdant Community Wellness Center
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meetings are not held on major holidays.

If you are a new attendee we need a Support Group RSVP. Please contact the facilitator.

  • Learn coping strategies related to caregiving experience.
  • Relate to other caregivers in a safe environment for emotional support, friendship and peer support.
  • Learn about Community and other supportive resources
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.

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
Edmonds, WA: Sno-Flakes Support Group @ Edmonds Unitd Methodist Church (Wesley Room)
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm

Meets on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

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