Feb
19
Tue
2019
Asheboro, NC: Asheboro Randolph MS Support Group @ Senior Adult Center
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 3rd Saturday each month in Room 206

Contact the organizer for more information

 

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
20
Wed
2019
Arden, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Post 25 Kitchen and Lounge
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – James Patton
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Feb
21
Thu
2019
Durham, NC: Evening Self-Help Group @ John F. Kennedy Towers, conference room
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Jacksonville, NC: Onslow County Self-Help Group @ Onslow Memorial Hospital Education Building
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Feb
22
Fri
2019
Greensboro, NC: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ Proximity Hotel
Feb 22 @ 11:30 am

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Feb
25
Mon
2019
Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Feb
26
Tue
2019
Winston-Salem, NC: You, Me & The Lord Too MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Feb
27
Wed
2019
Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Feb 27 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Mar
2
Sat
2019
Jamestown, NC: Triad Caring & Sharing MS Support Group @ Family Eye Care
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am

Meets on the 2st Saturday each month

Contact the organizer for more information

 

Mar
11
Mon
2019
Salisbury, NC: Our Inspiration MS Support Group @ J.F. Hurley YMCA
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on the 2nd Monday each month

Contact the organizer for more information

 

Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
12
Tue
2019
Winston-Salem, NC: You, Me & The Lord Too MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Sparta, NC: Go Forward With Faith MS Support Group @ Alleghany Wellness Center
Mar 12 @ 12:30 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday each month

Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
14
Thu
2019
Cary, NC: Cary Area MS Support Group @ UNC Wellness Center ay Northwest Cary
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm

Meets on the 2nd Thursday each month

Contact the organizer for more information

 

Mar
19
Tue
2019
Asheboro, NC: Asheboro Randolph MS Support Group @ Senior Adult Center
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 3rd Saturday each month in Room 206

Contact the organizer for more information

 

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.

Durham, NC: Evening Self-Help Group @ John F. Kennedy Towers, conference room
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Jacksonville, NC: Onslow County Self-Help Group @ Onslow Memorial Hospital Education Building
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

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
25
Mon
2019
Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Mar
26
Tue
2019
Winston-Salem, NC: You, Me & The Lord Too MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month