Feb
19
Tue
2019
Baton Rouge, LA: Self-Help Group: Baton Rouge+ @ Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm
Northport, AL: WAMSS West Alabama Support Group @ Northport Medical Center (cafeteria)
Feb 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.

Feb
21
Thu
2019
Shreveport, LA: Lets Talk MS, Featuring Above MS @ Wine Country Bistro
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Alexandria, LA: Self-Help Group: Alexandria @ The Rapides Parish Library
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm
Metairie, LA: Self-Help Group: Metairie @ The East Jefferson Wellness Center
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm
Mar
1
Fri
2019
Gretna, LA: Self-Help Group: New Orleans (West Bank Jesters) @ Gretna Community Center
Mar 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Mar
5
Tue
2019
Hammond, LA: Self-Help Group: Amite/Hammond @ Tangipahoa Police Sub Station
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm
Lafayette, LA: Self-Help Group: Lafayette @ Lafayette Physical Rehabilitation Hospital
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm
ShrevePort, LA: Self-Help Group: Shreveport @ Willis-Knighton Hospital/Steen Hall Eye Institute
Mar 5 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Mar
9
Sat
2019
Hammond, LA: Southern Comfort Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group: Hammond @ North Oaks Diagnostic Building
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
11
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jefferson, LA: Self-Help Group: New Orleans (Mid-City) @ Ochsner Main Campus
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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
16
Sat
2019
Lake Charles, LA: MS Warriors of Southwest Louisiana Support Group @ Calcasieu Public Library Central Branch
Mar 16 @ 1:30 pm

Meets 3rd Saturday @ 1:30 pm on the 2nd fl in the Debakery Room

Mar
19
Tue
2019
Baton Rouge, LA: Self-Help Group: Baton Rouge+ @ Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm
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
Florence, AL: The Multiple Sclerosis Compass to Care @ Marriott Shoals (Florence-Decatur)
Mar 21 @ 5:35 pm – 8:30 pm

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

A FREE 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 direct community resources- what can help

(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

(35 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:
Marriott Shoals (Florence-Decatur)
10 Hightower Place
Florence, AL 35630

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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

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.

Alexandria, LA: Self-Help Group: Alexandria @ The Rapides Parish Library
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm
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

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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

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.

Apr
2
Tue
2019
Hammond, LA: Self-Help Group: Amite/Hammond @ Tangipahoa Police Sub Station
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm
Lafayette, LA: Self-Help Group: Lafayette @ Lafayette Physical Rehabilitation Hospital
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm
ShrevePort, LA: Self-Help Group: Shreveport @ Willis-Knighton Hospital/Steen Hall Eye Institute
Apr 2 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Apr
8
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jefferson, LA: Self-Help Group: New Orleans (Mid-City) @ Ochsner Main Campus
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Apr
9
Tue
2019
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm