Feb
19
Tue
2019
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
21
Thu
2019
Fort Mill, SC: York County Fellowship (Support Group) @ Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am

Cvontact the organizer for further information

Myrtle Beach, SC: Lets Talk MS, Featuring Above MS @ Hilton Garden Inn
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Feb
23
Sat
2019
Moncks Corner, SC: Warriors & Survivors MS Support Group @ Roper Berkeley Hospital
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 4th Saturday of each Month

Mar
3
Sun
2019
Sumter, SC: Sumter MS Support Group @ Wise Drive Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Sunday of each Month

Mar
9
Sat
2019
Hartsville, SC: MS Survivers of the Pee Dee Area Support Group @ Hartsville Library
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 2nd Saturday of each Month

Norway, SC: The Unstoppables MS Support Group @ Bushy Pond Baptist Church
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am

Contact the organizer for further information

Mar
11
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
12
Tue
2019
North Charleston, SC: North Charleston Area MS Support Group @ Senior House
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am

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.

Contact the organizer for further information

Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
15
Fri
2019
Summerville, SC: Summerville MS Support Group @ Bethany United Methodist Church (Friendship Circle Room)
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am
Mar
16
Sat
2019
Myrtle Beach, SC: Grand Strand MS Self Help Group @ Chapin Memorial Library
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

You don’t have to have MS to be affected by MS. Our Self-help group provides 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. The groups is led by people with MS, and is free of charge for anyone who wishes to attend.

For more information, please feel free to contact our group leaders:
Ernie Tate, (803) 477-0248
Steve Kay, (843) 790-3277

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Mar
19
Tue
2019
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
Fort Mill, SC: York County Fellowship (Support Group) @ Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am

Cvontact the organizer for further information

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.

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Moncks Corner, SC: Warriors & Survivors MS Support Group @ Roper Berkeley Hospital
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 4th Saturday of each Month

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.

———————————————————————
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.

Apr
7
Sun
2019
Sumter, SC: Sumter MS Support Group @ Wise Drive Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Sunday of each Month

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
9
Tue
2019
North Charleston, SC: North Charleston Area MS Support Group @ Senior House
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am

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.

Contact the organizer for further information

Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
13
Sat
2019
Hartsville, SC: MS Survivers of the Pee Dee Area Support Group @ Hartsville Library
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 2nd Saturday of each Month

Norway, SC: The Unstoppables MS Support Group @ Bushy Pond Baptist Church
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am

Contact the organizer for further information

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
18
Thu
2019
Fort Mill, SC: York County Fellowship (Support Group) @ Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am

Cvontact the organizer for further information