Aug
16
Thu
2018
Brookfield, WI: Exploring Ocrevus for Primary Progressive MS @ Bravo Cucina Italiana
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Speaker: Bhupendra Khatri, MD

 

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

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Alexandria, LA: Self-Help Group: Alexandria @ The Rapides Parish Library
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm
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.

Metairie, LA: Self-Help Group: Metairie @ The East Jefferson Wellness Center
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm
Aug
20
Mon
2018
Eau Claire, WI: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Johnny's Steak House
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Jacoby
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Eau Claire, WI: MS patient and caregiver educational program @ Johnny's Steak House
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Robert Jacoby from the Noran Clinic will be speaking and educating our guests on RRMS. Dr. Jacoby will discuss how to reevaluate your treatment to see whether it’s still meeting your needs. You will also learn about a once daily pill for MS>

Oak Creek, WI: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Trattoria di Carlo
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Staley Brod

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Baton Rouge, LA: Self-Help Group: Baton Rouge+ @ Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm
Green Bay , WI: Brown County N.E.W. Self-Help Group @ Aging and Disability Resource Center
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS and their friends and family.

Mebane, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Mebane Steakhouse
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Harry Lay
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Bossier City, LA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Ralph & Kacoo's
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Tiffany Randle

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Fond du Lac, WI: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Sebastian's Steak House
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Lisa Sershon
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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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.

Hudson, WI: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Pier 500
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Angala Borders-Robinson
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Hudson, WI: MS patient and caregiver educational program @ Pier 500
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dr. Angala Borders-Robinson from the Noran Clinic in Lake Elmo will be discussing MS and what details to share with your healthcare provider to complete the picture of your RRMS to help guide decisions that may lead to better care. You will also learn about a once-daily pill to treat RRMS.

Aug
23
Thu
2018
Hendersonville, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Binion's Roadhouse
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Mary Hughes, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Raleigh, NC: Healthy Living @ Winston's Grille
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Winston-Salem, NC: Taking the Mystery Out of MS @ Camel City BBQ Factory
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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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
24
Fri
2018
Cornelius, NC: Navigating MS @ Alton's Kitchen
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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High Point, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Chop House at Mendenhall
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Giles Crowell, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

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.

West Bend, WI: MS Circle of Hope Support Group of West Bend @ Chequamegon Clinic
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm

Meetings are only held April through October due to winter weather conditions.

Contact the organizer for further details.