Mar
18
Mon
2019
Springfield, MO: Knowledge is Power @ Ocean Zen
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Jenifer Zhai
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Mar
19
Tue
2019
Columbia, MO: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ Bleu Market and Bakery
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

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
20
Wed
2019
St. Louis, MO: Talk MS @ Weber Road Library
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
21
Thu
2019
Richmond Heights, MO: Knowledge is Power @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Donald Negroski
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

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
22
Fri
2019
O’Fallon, MO: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ The Shack
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am

Speaker – Donald Negroski

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

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)

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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.

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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.

Mar
26
Tue
2019
Richmond Heights, MO: Learn together, move forward together @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Barbara Green, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
9
Tue
2019
Independence, MO: Our MS Support Group @ Perkins Family Restaurant
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm

Our MS Lunch Bunch is a social group that meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 PM at the Perkins Family Restaurant, 3939 S. Bolger Rd., in Independence MO.  Support groups are a great way to meet others who care and understand what it’s like living with MS. Our support group believes meetings can be fun as well as educational. Come join us for some good food, friendship and a fun time. Family, friends and those who care are welcome to join us.

Joplin, MO: Joplin Area Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ St. John's Regional Foundation
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
16
Tue
2019
Northport, AL: WAMSS West Alabama Support Group @ Northport Medical Center (cafeteria)
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Please call the organizer with any questions.

Apr
17
Wed
2019
St. Louis, MO: Talk MS @ Weber Road Library
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
May
13
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May
14
Tue
2019
Independence, MO: Our MS Support Group @ Perkins Family Restaurant
May 14 @ 1:00 pm

Our MS Lunch Bunch is a social group that meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 PM at the Perkins Family Restaurant, 3939 S. Bolger Rd., in Independence MO.  Support groups are a great way to meet others who care and understand what it’s like living with MS. Our support group believes meetings can be fun as well as educational. Come join us for some good food, friendship and a fun time. Family, friends and those who care are welcome to join us.

Joplin, MO: Joplin Area Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ St. John's Regional Foundation
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May
15
Wed
2019
St. Louis, MO: Talk MS @ Weber Road Library
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
May
21
Tue
2019
Northport, AL: WAMSS West Alabama Support Group @ Northport Medical Center (cafeteria)
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Please call the organizer with any questions.

Jun
10
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jun
11
Tue
2019
Independence, MO: Our MS Support Group @ Perkins Family Restaurant
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm

Our MS Lunch Bunch is a social group that meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 PM at the Perkins Family Restaurant, 3939 S. Bolger Rd., in Independence MO.  Support groups are a great way to meet others who care and understand what it’s like living with MS. Our support group believes meetings can be fun as well as educational. Come join us for some good food, friendship and a fun time. Family, friends and those who care are welcome to join us.

Joplin, MO: Joplin Area Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ St. John's Regional Foundation
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm