Jul
18
Wed
2018
Tampa, Fl: Balance- Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis @ Brio Tuscan Grill
Jul 18 @ 6:15 am

MS Views and News Invites you to attend an MS educational event in Tampa, FL!

“BALANCE”
An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Chetan Gandhy, MD
Neurologist at USF Health

Will Discuss:
– An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS)
– Gaining a deeper understanding of early treatment
– Incorporating your care partner in your plan of care
– Understanding medical jargon- What does it all mean?
– Helping you and your support partner effectively communicate with your healthcare team
– Recognizing MS relapse, managing recovery, and understanding treatment options
– The emotional impacts of relapse on the individual and family unit
– Understanding treatment and management of new symptoms including fatigue, weakness and spasticity

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Jeff Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Presentation includes:
– An Interactive MS patient exercise event
– Exercise and movement at any level to improve strength and flexibility
– An inspiring talk focusing on living well with MS and what you can do today

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Date: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
5:50pm – Check-in
6:25pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Brio Tuscan Grill
2223 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
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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 with an educational grant from: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

Exhibitors: Sanofi Genzyme, MS Views and News, and Teva

Jul
26
Thu
2018
Greenbelt, MD: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Hilton Garden Inn
Jul 26 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Details
MS Views and News Invites you to attend a free multiple sclerosis educational event in Greenbelt, MD!

“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

Will Discuss:
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS (multiple sclerosis) at any level
– The benefits to your health when staying active
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life

35 min. presentation + 10 min. Q&A

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER #2:
Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC.
Nurse Practitioner

Will Discuss:
– Her journey living with MS
– How communication with one’s healthcare team guides the treatment plan that works for you and your care partner
– Incorporating a multidisciplinary team into your plan of care
– Getting YOUR needs met

35 minutes

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER #3:
Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN.
Neurologist

Will Discuss:
– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
– How to participate in shared decision making with your healthcare team in order to meet all your needs
– Importance of early multiple sclerosis treatment
– A look at MS relapse management and recovery

40 minutes

* INTERACTIVE Q&A TO FOLLOW both neurology presentations! *

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Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
5:40pm – Check-in
6:20pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Greenbelt
7810 Walker Drive – Greenbelt, MD 20770

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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

Organized by: MS Views and News, a 501C3 not-for-profit organization

Program provided with support from: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

Exhibit displays provided by: Sanofi Genzyme & Teva

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
23
Thu
2018
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

Sep
6
Thu
2018
Augusta, GA: BALANCE- Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis @ Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Sep 6 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News Invites you to attend an MS educational event in Charlotte, NC!

“BALANCE”
An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Mitzi Williams, MD
Neurologist at Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

Will Discuss:
– An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS); increasing understanding for you and your care partner
– Understanding the impacts of early treatment upon diagnosis
– Symptom management- managing and addressing common MS symptoms to improve your daily life
– Extending your healthcare team to meet all your needs; developing a team that works for your individualized needs

52 minutes

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Rebecca Rahn, PA-C, MSCS
MS Certified Physician Assistant and Assistant Director at MS Center of Augusta

Will Discuss:
– The emotional impacts of living with MS on the individual and the family unit
– Managing daily life challenges and demands emotionally
– A discussion on change and what it means to you

38 minutes

* Combined Q&A with Rebecca Rahn and Mitzi Williams, MD – following both talks

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will Discuss:
– Staying active and living well
– Exercise and movement at any level to improve strength and flexibility
– An inspiring talk focusing on living well with MS and what you can do today

35 mins + Q&A

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Date: Thursday, September 6th, 2018
5:40pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901
* PARKING to be paid by MS Views and News *
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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 with an educational grant from: Celgene and Sanofi Genzyme

Exhibitors: Teva, Sanofi Genzyme, and MS Views and News

Sep
12
Wed
2018
Melville, NY: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Melville Marriott
Sep 12 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free educational program on multiple sclerosis in Melville, NY!

“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:
Stephen Newman, MD
Neurologist

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
– Participating in shared decision making with your healthcare team
– Finding a plan that works for you

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER #2:
Cherie C. Binns RN, BS, MSCN
Multiple Sclerosis Certified Nurse

Will Discuss:
– Recognizing MS relapse and options that help in recovery
– How communication with one’s healthcare team guides the treatment plan that works for you and your care partner
– Incorporating a multidisciplinary team into your plan of care; getting YOUR needs met

* INTERACTIVE Q&A TO FOLLOW, after both presentations! *

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DATE: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
5:40pm – Registration
6:20pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION: Melville Marriott
1350 Walt Whitman Rd – Melville, NY 11747

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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: Teva, Sanofi Genzyme, and MS Views and News

Oct
2
Tue
2018
Madison, WI: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ The Madison Concourse Hotel
Oct 2 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Madison, WI!

“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:
Bhupendra Khatri, MD
Neurologist and MS Specialist at Center For Neurological Disorders

Will Discuss:
– What is it like living with MS today?
– Understanding the importance of a comprehensive healthcare team
– Keeping up-to-date and communicating your needs with a comprehensive healthcare team
– Learning about a true MS relapse
– Shared decision making between you and your healthcare provider

45 min. presentation + 30 min. Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will Discuss:
– An INTERACTIVE introduction to movement and physical fitness in
MS at any level
– Learning about the benefits of staying active
– Adaptive exercises that you can incorporate into your daily life.

35 min. presentation + 10 min. Q&A

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Date: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
5:50pm – Registration
6:22pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: The Madison Concourse Hotel
One West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703

* Please self-park underground at this hotel event location – WE will pay your self-parking expenses *

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet, please call (786)296-8777 to leave a message. Messages get answered within 24-72 hours. It is BEST to register online.

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

This program is provided and supported by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization