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
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