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
28
Thu
2019
Albany, GA: Exploring Relapsing MS & Primary Progressive MS @ Hampton Inn
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Speaker: John Hemphill

 

Apr
1
Mon
2019
Warner Robins, GA: Pediatric Support Group @ Houston Medical Center (lower level)
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on 1st Monday of each month.

Focus is on Pediatric MS.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Apr
2
Tue
2019
Cherry Log, GA: Cornerstone MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am

Meetings on First Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

LaGrange, GA: LaGrange MS Support Group @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

Apr
4
Thu
2019
Atlanta, GA: Learn together, move forward together @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Mitzi Williams, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Apr
6
Sat
2019
Cumming, GA: MS Support Group @ Northside Hospital Forsyth - Building 1400 Board Room
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Snellville, GA: MS Support Group – East Atlanta @ Hope and Life Church
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The Stay Low Campaign: MS Support Group is a self-help group that creates an opportunity for MS Fighters, their families and friends to support and share and their perspective on Multiple Sclerosis. The members of this group will gain new friendships and great emotional support as we learn from each other’s triumphs and obstacles. This group is free of charge and is proudly affiliated with the Multiple Sclerosis Focus Foundation.

Meetings are held every 2nd Monday from 7:00 – 8:15 pm and the first 15 minutes will be for light snacks and mingling.

Apr
9
Tue
2019
Camilla, GA: MS Support Group @ Mitchell County Hospital (Community Room)
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Warner Robins, GA: MS Support Group @ Houston Medical Center
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm

Group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

Apr
16
Tue
2019
Newnan, GA: Newnan MS Support Group @ Insignia of Newnan
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further details..

Thomasville, GA: Thomasville MS Support Group @ The Plaza Restaurant
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm

We are here to listen, encourage, support each other& learnas we share experiences& information.

Contact the organizer for further information.

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
18
Thu
2019
Thomaston, GA: TAMS ( Thomastonians Against MS) Support Group @ The Pie (party Room) Suite A
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information.

May
4
Sat
2019
Cumming, GA: MS Support Group @ Northside Hospital Forsyth - Building 1400 Board Room
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

May
6
Mon
2019
Warner Robins, GA: Pediatric Support Group @ Houston Medical Center (lower level)
May 6 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on 1st Monday of each month.

Focus is on Pediatric MS.

Contact the organizer for further information.

May
7
Tue
2019
Cherry Log, GA: Cornerstone MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
May 7 @ 10:00 am

Meetings on First Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

LaGrange, GA: LaGrange MS Support Group @ First Presbyterian Church
May 7 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

May
13
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Snellville, GA: MS Support Group – East Atlanta @ Hope and Life Church
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The Stay Low Campaign: MS Support Group is a self-help group that creates an opportunity for MS Fighters, their families and friends to support and share and their perspective on Multiple Sclerosis. The members of this group will gain new friendships and great emotional support as we learn from each other’s triumphs and obstacles. This group is free of charge and is proudly affiliated with the Multiple Sclerosis Focus Foundation.

Meetings are held every 2nd Monday from 7:00 – 8:15 pm and the first 15 minutes will be for light snacks and mingling.

May
14
Tue
2019
Camilla, GA: MS Support Group @ Mitchell County Hospital (Community Room)
May 14 @ 6:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Warner Robins, GA: MS Support Group @ Houston Medical Center
May 14 @ 6:30 pm

Group meets the second Tuesday of each month.