May
25
Sat
2019
Lebanon, OR: Lebanon MS Support Group @ Lebanon Oregon Veteran Home
May 25 @ 10:00 am

Meets last Saturday of each month in the Conference Room.  Does not meet in July & August

Contact the organizer for details

May
27
Mon
2019
Brick, NJ: Ocean County Voices of MS Support Group @ Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center
May 27 @ 2:00 pm

Meets on the Last Monday each month in the Community Room

Contact the organizer for more information

 

May
28
Tue
2019
Sequim, WA: Sequim MS Support Group @ Olympic Medical Imaging Center-Sequim
May 28 @ 2:00 pm

Meets on the Last Tuesday each month

Bellevue, WA: The MS Compass to Care Forum @ Seattle Marriott Bellevue
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Bellevue, WA!

“THE COMPASS TO CARE FORUM”
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)
Interactive Q&A to follow after the presentations!

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A SPECIAL ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WITH GUEST PRESENTERS:
– Marwa Kaisey, MD (Cedars-Sinai –UCLA)
– Pavle Repovic, MD, PhD (MS Center Swedish Neuroscience)
– Roopa Bhat, MD, PhD (Bellevue Neurology and Neuroscience)

Learn from three top MS neurologists as they share their perspectives on 8 important topics during a candid roundtable crossfire discussion

Topics:
– Multiple Sclerosis Today vs. Years Ago
– Different Types of MS
– Understanding Options
– Talking about Recognizing and Managing MS Relapses
– What a Comprehensive Healthcare Team Is, In Relation to Multiple Sclerosis
– The Importance of Wellness for the Patient and the Care Partner
– MS Symptoms Management
– Mental Health in MS

* A 40 min. moderated discussion – Followed by a 35 min. interactive Q&A with the audience

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PLUS
Get ready for Wellness That Works! – Learn about the power of movement, strength and exercises designed for fitness at any level

Featuring Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Jeff will give an introduction to physical fitness in MS at any level and discuss the benefits of staying active with ADAPTIVE EXERCISES you can incorporate into your daily life.

* A 25 min. discussion + 10 min. of Q&A

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A SPECIAL PRESENTATION
A Journey through MS While Understanding Specialty Pharmacy, Authorizations, Step Therapy and Much More

Featuring Gary Owens, MD, Medical Management Consultant

Dr. Owens will help us to:
– Prepare to Make Shared MS Treatment Decisions
– Understand the Complex World of Insurance Approval of Your MS Treatment of Choice

* A 25 min. presentation + 30 min. of Q&A

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DATE: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
5:27pm – Check-in
6:02pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION:
Seattle Marriott Bellevue
200 110th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

* COMPLIMENTARY Valet Parking at Hotel for Patients – Paid by MS Views and News

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
Unable to register online? Please call (786) 296-8777 to leave a message. Messages get answered within 24-72 hours. It is BEST to register online.

Program limited to the MS Patient plus a max of (1) guest
Minimum age to attend this event is 16, unless this is a child that has MS

This educational event was supported by: Sanofi Genzyme and EMD Serono

This program is provided by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization.

May
29
Wed
2019
Bellevue, WA: Getting to Know Mavenclad @ Earl's Kitchen and Bar
May 29 @ 12:00 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

May
30
Thu
2019
Atlantic City, NJ: Getting to Know Mavenclad @ Morton's The Steakhouse
May 30 @ 12:00 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

May
31
Fri
2019
Seattle, WA: More About MS @ Washington State Convention Center
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

More About MS, a special educational event for people living with or affected by MS, will be offered on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the CMSC will be held May 28-June 1 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. Over 2300 healthcare professionals and researchers from North America are expected to attend the
MS educational conference.
On Friday, May 31st, people living with or affected by MS will have the opportunity to join the conference to network with one another and to learn from leading MS healthcare professionals and researchers about ways in which they may better manage their disease and improve their quality of life.
Invitations to attend the More About MS event will be distributed nationally to the target audience in January 2019.
The More About MS Forum will begin from 12:00—2:00 pm with a luncheon for the patients, caregivers and family members. During the luncheon, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with various exhibitors supporting the patient event in an exhibit area dedicated for this event. Following the luncheon, the educational sessions will run from 2-5:00 pm.

2:00PM – 2:05PM Opening Remarks Randall T. Schapiro, MD, FAAN, Chair
2:05PM – 2:45PM Managing the Disease John Schafer, MD
2:45PM – 3:20PM Managing the Symptoms Randall T. Schapiro, MD, FAAN
3:20PM – 3:35PM Break
3:35PM – 4:05PM Managing Depression Frederick W. Foley, PhD
4:05PM – 4:45PM Health Care in 2019 Ezra Golberstein, PhD
4:45PM – 5:00PM Panel Discussion

Jun
1
Sat
2019
Aberdeen, SD: SAMS (Striving Against MS) Support Group @ First United Methodist Church
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am

Contact the organizer for further details

Dakota Dunes, SD: Sioux City/Dakota Dunes, MS Group @ CNOS
Jun 1 @ 1:30 pm
Jun
3
Mon
2019
Arlington, WA: Family Caregiver Support Group @ Stillaguamish Senior Center
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Meetings are not held on major holidays.

If you are a new attendee we need a Support Group RSVP. Please contact the facilitator.

  • Learn coping strategies related to caregiving experience.
  • Relate to other caregivers in a safe environment for emotional support, friendship and peer support.
  • Learn about Community and other supportive resources
Jun
5
Wed
2019
Beverton, OR: Beverton Ladies MS Support Group @ Natural Grocers
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 1st & 2nd Wednesday of each month in the demo kitchen

Contact the organizer for details

Deer Park, WA: MS Self-Help Group @ The Shepherd’s Cottage
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

People affected by MS, helping each other. Come find support, share and learn through interactive discussions, videos and speakers. New members are welcome!

Albany, OR: Albany MS Self-Help Group @ Regency Albany Rehabilitation Center
Jun 5 @ 1:30 pm
Jun
6
Thu
2019
Lynnwood, WA: Family Caregiver Support Group @ Verdant Community Wellness Center
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meetings are not held on major holidays.

If you are a new attendee we need a Support Group RSVP. Please contact the facilitator.

  • Learn coping strategies related to caregiving experience.
  • Relate to other caregivers in a safe environment for emotional support, friendship and peer support.
  • Learn about Community and other supportive resources
Centralia, WA: MS Support Group @ Providence Centralia Hospital
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
8
Sat
2019
Kingston, RI: Ride the Rhode @ University of Rhode Island
Jun 8 @ 6:30 am – Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm

Two Day Ride

The fundraising minimum is $300

We ride rain or shine

Helmets are required, NO execeptions

SAG vehicles are provided so personal vehicles are prohibited on the route.

Spearfish, SD: Spearfish MS Group @ pearfish Recreation Center
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am
Jun
10
Mon
2019
Newton, NJ: Multiple Strengths MS Support Group of Newton @ Liberty Towers
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am

Meets on the 2nd Monday each month

 

Jun
11
Tue
2019
Paramus, NJ: Multiple Strengths MS Support Group of Paramus @ Trinity Presbyterian Church
Jun 11 @ 1:30 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday each month

 

Sussex, NJ: Multiple Strengths MS Night Out @ Various Locations Monthly
Jun 11 @ 6:45 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday each month

 

Jun
12
Wed
2019
Beverton, OR: Beverton Ladies MS Support Group @ Natural Grocers
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 1st & 2nd Wednesday of each month in the demo kitchen

Contact the organizer for details

Tacoma, WA: Tacoma MS Family Support Group @ TACID Center Room 6
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday each month

Jun
13
Thu
2019
Condon, OR: Condon/Heppner MS Self-Help Group @ Gubby’s Drive In
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am
Heppner, OR: St. MS Support Group of North Central Oregon @ Murray's Pharmacy
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am

Meets 2nd Thursday of each month

Contact the organizer for details

Jun
14
Fri
2019
Colville, WA: Colville / Chewelah Self-Help Group @ Health Education House
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm

People with MS, partners and caregivers helping each other. Come find support, share and learn through interactive discussions, videos and speakers. New members are welcome!