Jul
16
Mon
2018
Burke, VA: Well Spouse Association Group for Caregivers @ Braddock Hall
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jul
17
Tue
2018
Chester, VA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Pietro's Italian Restaurant
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Robert Shin
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Portland, OR: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Ruth's Chris Steak House
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Elisabeth Lucassen
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
18
Wed
2018
Newport News, VA: Peninsula Friends with MS Support Group @ Denbigh Church of Christ
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Astoria, OR: MS Self-Help Group @ Clatsop Retirement Village
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm

Group for people living with MS of all ages and family members. Meeting times and locations may change. Please call or email the group prior to attending to confirm the meeting date and location. PLEASE NOTE: some groups do not meet every month of the year, or during the holidays.

Jul
19
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Bend, OR: MS Support Group @ St. Charles Medical Center
Jul 19 @ 11:30 am

A professionally-led group for people with MS of all ages, their families and caregivers. Meeting times and locations may change! Please call or email the group prior to attending, to confirm the meeting date and location. (PLEASE NOTE some groups do not meet every month of the year or at the holidays.) Note: No meetings in June, July or August

Henrico, VA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm

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

Fairfax, VA: Learn together, move forward together @ Hamrock's Restaurant
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm

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

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

Please contact the organizer for more information.

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

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

 

Portland, OR: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ Ernesto's Italian Restaurant
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Aug
1
Wed
2018
Newport News, VA: Peninsula Friends with MS Support Group @ Denbigh Church of Christ
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Albany, OR: Albany MS Self-Help Group @ Regency Albany Rehabilitation Center
Aug 1 @ 1:30 pm
Aug
2
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Hampton, VA: African American Inspirational MS Support Group @ Hampton Public Library
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Aug
3
Fri
2018
Cave Spring, VA: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Holiday Inn - Roanoke
Aug 3 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News presents educational programs and extensive resources for people living with multiple sclerosis and their families. Pleased to be invited to share my journey and hope to inspire others to follow their passions as well. See details below:

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MS Views and News Invites you to attend an MS educational event in Roanoke, VA!

“THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team”

This is an educational program focused on empowerment through understanding the many aspects of living well with MS.
(RSVP required to attend – Please see below)

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will lead an interactive exercise session and demonstration.
Plus, he will discuss the impacts of incorporating physical fitness, for those living with MS.

35 mins + 10 mins Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Mark Landrio, MD
Neurologist at Neurologic Associates in Winchester, VA

Will Discuss:
– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
– How and when to extend your healthcare team to meet all your needs
– Importance of early multiple sclerosis treatment
– A look at MS relapse management and recovery
– Understanding Shared Decision Making with your healthcare team

45 mins + 25 mins Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Paul Pelland, better known as LongHaulPaul
Motivational Speaker

Inspirational talk: “Life’s Lemons and Long Shots- You don’t have to come in first to be a winner”

No matter what life throws at you, there is a way to continue forward.
Entering the World’s Toughest Motorcycle Competition on the most unreliable bike ever built is a lot like everyday life with MS. A painfully humorous and inspiring story of overcoming monumental challenges with ingenuity and sheer will power.

25 mins + 10 mins Q&A

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Date: Friday, August 3rd, 2018
5:32pm – Check-in
6:13pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Holiday Inn – Roanoke
4468 Starkey Road
Roanoke, VA 24018

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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

Program supported by Sanofi Genzyme

Exhibitors: Sanofi Genzyme, Teva, MS Views and News

Aug
8
Wed
2018
Beaverton, OR: Women’s MS Self-Help Group @ Natural Grocers
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am

Women only group, all ages. Meeting times and locations may change! Please call or email the group prior to attending, to confirm the meeting date and location. (PLEASE NOTE some groups do not meet every month of the year or at the holidays.)

Vienna, VA: Vienna Self-Help Group @ Vienna Presbyterian Church
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Aug
9
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Condon, OR: Condon/Heppner MS Self-Help Group @ Gubby’s Drive In
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am
Bristol, VA: Mountain Empire Support Group of Bristol @ Bristol Public Library
Aug 9 @ 6:15 pm

Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
11
Sat
2018
Warrenton, VA: Fauquier Self-Help Group @ Fauquier Health System, Chestnut Room
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am
Washington, DC: Washington DC Self-Help Group @ Lamond-Riggs Library
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aug
15
Wed
2018
Newport News, VA: Peninsula Friends with MS Support Group @ Denbigh Church of Christ
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.