Feb
24
Sun
2019
Marlboro, MA: Wings – MS Support Group @ Middleboro Lodge of Elks #1274
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am

Monthly meeting for MS patients, family, friends and caregivers. Meditation will be this month’s topic

Feb
25
Mon
2019
Foxboro, MA: “But You Look So Good” MS Self Help Group @ Boyden Library
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company.

Feb
27
Wed
2019
Salem, MA: Coffee and Conversation Support Group @ Jaho Coffee & Tea
Feb 27 @ 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.

Norfolk, MA: Self-Help Group @ Norfolk Public Library
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet July & August.

Mar
2
Sat
2019
Newton, MA: Educational Update @ Boston Marriott Newton
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

A light Fare will be served

Join us for  two informational sessions & hear from Boston’s leading doctors in the fields of Alzheimer’s & MS research

Alzheimer’s program 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

MS Program: 1 P.M. to 2:30 P.M.

Mar
10
Sun
2019
North Adams, MA: Coffee and Conversation support group @ Lickety Split at Mass MoCA
Mar 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

YOU are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-afternoon 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.

Mar
11
Mon
2019
Leeds, MA: Grover’s Gang MS Support Group @ Linda Manor
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm

Meets 2nd Monday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information

Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
12
Tue
2019
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
13
Wed
2019
Chicopee, MA: Chicopee Coffee & Conversation Support Group @ Arby's
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am

Fun, light conversation with lots of laughter.

Mar
18
Mon
2019
Tewksbury, MA: Standing Positive with MS Support Group @ Tewksbury Senior Center
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am

Meets 3rd Monday of the month

Contact the organizer for further information

Mar
19
Tue
2019
Northport, AL: WAMSS West Alabama Support Group @ Northport Medical Center (cafeteria)
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Meets third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 P.M.

Please call the organizer with any questions.

Mar
21
Thu
2019
Springfield, MA: MS Support Group-Mercy Medical Center @ Mercy Medical Center
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

We meet to not share new happenings but also our successes. Of course we include our funny stores & laughs. All are welcome

North Adams, MA: Monthly MS Support Group Meeting @ MS Support Foundation Office
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm

Berkshire Resource Center d/b/a as MS Support Foundation provides education, support and resources for those individuals affected by multiple sclerosis, as well as families and healthcare providers who are dedicated to improving the lives of those afflicted. We hold a monthly support group meeting every third Thursday of the month at 85 Main Street, Suite 202, Main Street, North Adams, MA. 01247

Decatur, AL: The Multiple Sclerosis Compass to Care @ DoubleTree by Hilton Decatur Riverfront
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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

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

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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GUEST SPEAKER #1
Samuel F. Hunter, MD
Neurologist and MS Specialist

Will Discuss:
– What is MS? What are different types of MS?
– How to access the care and specialists you may need to address all aspects of living with MS
– How communication with one’s healthcare provider guides the
treatment plan that works for you and your care partner
– Accessing today’s online and local community MS resources

(45 minute discussion + 30 minutes of Q&A)

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GUEST SPEAKER #2
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Presenting on: Staying Active- What I Can Do Today
– Live demonstrations and examples of exercises!
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS at any level
– The benefits of staying active
– Returning to strengthening exercises after a relapse
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life

(40 minute presentation + 12 mins of Q&A)

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DATE: Thursday, March 21st, 2019
5:35pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION:
DoubleTree by Hilton Decatur Riverfront
1101 6th Avenue NE
Decatur, AL 35601

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet access, please call please call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102.

Program limited to the MS patient plus a max of (1) guest.

Program supported by: Sanofi Genzyme
Exhibitors: MS Views and News, Mallikrodt Pharmaceuticals

This program is provided by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization. MS Views and News is MAKING an IMPACT on those affected by multiple sclerosis.

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Huntsville, AL: The Multiple Sclerosis Compass to Care @ Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center
Mar 23 @ 10:45 am – 1:30 pm

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

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

An educational program focused on empowerment through understanding the many aspects of living well with MS

(RSVP required to attend – Please see below)

———————————————————————
GUEST SPEAKER #1
Karen A. Hislop, OTR, ATP, CDRS, CLT
Occupational Therapist

Will Discuss:
– Assistive devices: Knowing when needed, and what to use
– Assistive device product demos

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GUEST SPEAKER #2
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Presenting on: Staying Active -What I Can Do Today
– Live demonstrations and examples of exercises!
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS at any level
– The benefits of staying active
– Returning to strengthening exercises after a relapse
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life.

———————————————————————
GUEST SPEAKER #3
Samuel F. Hunter, MD
Neurologist and MS Specialist

Will Discuss:
– What is MS? What are different types of MS?
– Addressing pain aspects of MS
– How to access the care and specialists you may need to address all aspects of living with MS
– How communication with one’s healthcare provider guides the
treatment plan that works for you and your care partner
– If facing limitations in your local community- Accessing today’s online and MS community resources- what can help

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DATE: Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
10:45am – Check-in
11:15am – Program Begins
Complimentary Lunch

LOCATION:
Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center
5 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, Alabama 35805

———————————————————————
R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet access, please call please call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102.

Program limited to the MS patient plus a max of (1) guest.

Program supported by: Sanofi Genzyme

This program is provided by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization. MS Views and News is MAKING an IMPACT on those affected by multiple sclerosis.

Mar
24
Sun
2019
Marlboro, MA: Wings – MS Support Group @ Middleboro Lodge of Elks #1274
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am

Monthly meeting for MS patients, family, friends and caregivers. Meditation will be this month’s topic

Mar
25
Mon
2019
Foxboro, MA: “But You Look So Good” MS Self Help Group @ Boyden Library
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company.

Mar
27
Wed
2019
Salem, MA: Coffee and Conversation Support Group @ Jaho Coffee & Tea
Mar 27 @ 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.

Norfolk, MA: Self-Help Group @ Norfolk Public Library
Mar 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet July & August.

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Leeds, MA: Grover’s Gang MS Support Group @ Linda Manor
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm

Meets 2nd Monday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information

Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
9
Tue
2019
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
10
Wed
2019
Chicopee, MA: Chicopee Coffee & Conversation Support Group @ Arby's
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am

Fun, light conversation with lots of laughter.

Apr
14
Sun
2019
North Adams, MA: Coffee and Conversation support group @ Lickety Split at Mass MoCA
Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

YOU are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-afternoon 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.