Aug
23
Wed
2017
Columbia, MO: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ The Upper Crust Bakery Cafe and Catering
Aug 23 @ 8:30 am

Speaker – Douglas Jeffery
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

East Hartford, CT: MS Chair Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Aug 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Twice a week Yoga class taught by instructors who are sensitive to the limitations that you may have and encourage you to only do what you can safely.
The class is open to everyone, but if you have MS, it is paid for through a grant with the MS Foundation. The facility is not wheelchair accessible. There is a chair lift that requires the ability to transfer from a wheelchair and take one or two steps.
Call 860-657-9545 for a registration form.

Greensboro, NC: Aquatics Exercise Group @ Spears YMCA
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 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.

Salem, MA: Coffee and Conversation @ Jaho Coffee & Tea
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

YOU are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-morning break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to meet  and connect with others in the area who are living with MS.

Refreshments  are available for purchase or you can just join us for conversation! No need to register, we will have a large, open table.

Questions: please contact Amber at 800-344-4867, option 2, ext 87127.

Augusta, GA: Learn together, move forward together @ Bonefish Grill
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Featured Speaker – Suzanne Smith, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Bala Cynwyd, PA: Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Symptoms: Understanding Your Treatment Choices @ Pescatore
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 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.

Chicago, IL: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2nd floor Heyworth Room
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

For more information contact the RIC Volunteer office at 312-238-6026

Coral Gables, FL: Reproductive Health & You @ Season's 52
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm
New Haven, CT: MS and Nutrition @ Brazi's
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm
Pine Brook, NJ: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Don Pepe Steakhouse
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Florian Thomas
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Sarasota, FL: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Daniel Sellers
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Uniontown, OH: Learn together, move forward together @ 35 Brix
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Featured Speaker – Timothy Carrabine, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Walpole, MA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Mick Morgan's
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Salvatore Napoli
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

New York, NY: Coping with MS: Rose Messina Family Support Group Series
Aug 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Coping with MS: Rose Messina Family Support Group Series

A new group for people living with MS and/or their family members are also encouraged to attend.

2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Dates and times are subject to change. 

You can RSVP for this event online.

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Aug 23 @ 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

New York, NY: Empower Yourself with Rehabilitation and Exercise @ The Axis Project
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm

Speaker – Herb Karpatkin, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Newport Beach, CA: Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Symptoms: Understanding Your Treatment Choices @ Canaletto Ristorante Veneto Newport Beach
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 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.

Virginia Beach, VA: Southside Group @ Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Bakersfield, CA: Bakersfield Breakfast Self-Help Group @ Lorene's Coffee Shop
Aug 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Sierra Vista, AZ: Sierra Vista Self-Help Group @ Country House Café
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm
Statesboro, GA: A Treatment Option for Relapsing Forms of MS @ 40 East Grill
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm
Columbus, OH: MS From All Angles – Nutrition @ Smith & Wollensky
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Aaron Boster
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Evansville, IN: Navigating MS @ Biaggi's Italian Restaurant
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

New York, NY: Learn together, move forward together @ Sarabeth's
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Featured Speaker – Lana Zhovtis, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Newark, DE: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ La Casa Pasta
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Jay Dave
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED