Aug
21
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Mebane, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Mebane Steakhouse
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Harry Lay
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Aug
22
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Aug 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Yoga Therapy classes at Sacred Rivers Yoga help those with MS to improve balance, focus, concentration, and breathing, as well as aid in stress reduction. We have been awarded a grant from the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation to offer FREE chair yoga for the benefit of individuals that are affected by MS. Sacred Rivers Yoga has been offering the classes with the help of the MSF on a weekly basis since 2006. Join us on both Monday and Wednesday mornings at 10:45 am for our Yoga Therapy Chair class with Michele Mathews. If you are interested or would like information, please call 860.657.9545 or visit www.sacredriversyoga.com

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class takes traditional yoga postures and techniques and adapts them to be done while seated in a chair or while utilizing a chair for support. This is a great alternative for someone who may have trouble getting up and down off of the ground, someone recovering from an injury, or someone who uses a wheel chair. However, this gentle practice is open to everyone.

Instructor Bio: Michele Matthews is a 200 hour teacher training graduate from Sacred Rivers Yoga, and is also reiki 2 certified. She has been teaching chair yoga therapy since 2013. Michele is passionate about bringing yoga to those whom it may be otherwise inaccessible to.

*this class is held at a handicap accessible location

Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Aug 22 @ 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.

New London, CT: MS Support Group @ Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm

Contact the organizer for furter information

Windsor, CT: On The Move @ Union Street Tavern
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

On The Move events are for MS patients in their 20s and 30s.

Meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

You must RSVP by the Monday before the meeting.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
23
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Aug 23 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Hendersonville, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Binion's Roadhouse
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Mary Hughes, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

New Haven, CT: Healthy Living @ Tre Scalini Ristorante
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Raleigh, NC: Healthy Living @ Winston's Grille
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Winston-Salem, NC: Taking the Mystery Out of MS @ Camel City BBQ Factory
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Reno, NV: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ The Twisted Fork
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Benjamin Frishberg
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Farmington, CT: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Cugino's Restaurant
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Peter Wade
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Mystic, CT: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Go Fish
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Derek Smith
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Charlotte, NC: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Hilton Garden Inn - Charlotte Airport
Aug 23 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News Invites you to attend an MS educational event in Charlotte, NC!

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

(RSVP required to attend – Please see below)
Interactive Q&A to follow after the presentations!

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist in South Florida

Will Discuss:
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS (multiple sclerosis) at any level
– The benefits of staying active
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life

30 mins + Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Marie Moore, NP
Nurse Practitioner

Will Discuss:
– Recognizing and managing MS relapse in your life
– Symptom management in MS
– Not all MS is equal / Living with symptoms of MS

35 minutes

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Mary D. Hughes, MD.
Neurologist

Will Discuss:
– What is MS? What are different types of MS?
– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
– How to participate in shared decision making with your healthcare team

40 minutes

* INTERACTIVE Q&A TO FOLLOW presentations from Marie Moore, NP and Dr. Mary Hughes *

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Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
5:41pm – Registration
6:22pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Hilton Garden Inn – Charlotte Airport
2400 Cascade Pointe Blvd. – Charlotte, NC 28208

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

Program limited to the MS Patient plus a max of (1) guest
No children permitted under the age of 16 unless this is a child that has MS

With program support from: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

Exhibitors: Sanofi Genzyme, Teva, and MS Views and News

Las Vegas, NV: Understanding Clinical Trials and the Impact on Relapsing MS Treatment Options @ Fogo De Chao
Aug 23 @ 4:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Reno, NV: Learn together, move forward together @ The Twisted Fork
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Justine Brink, DO

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Aug
24
Fri
2018
Cornelius, NC: Navigating MS @ Alton's Kitchen
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

High Point, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Chop House at Mendenhall
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Giles Crowell, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Aug
27
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Aug 27 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Granby, CT: Granby Support Group @ Granby Senior Center
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

People with MS & their care partners are welcome

Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Aug 27 @ 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.

Aug
28
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Hartford, CT: MS Support Group @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm

If you would like to attend call or text Stacy at 860-502-5973, Ashley at 203-583-0169, or email stacystp@comcast.net.

NO MEETING ON October 31st