Mar
21
Thu
2019
San Antonio, TX: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Ann Bass

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Decatur, AL: The Multiple Sclerosis Compass to Care @ DoubleTree by Hilton Decatur Riverfront
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Decatur, 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
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 local community MS resources

(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

(40 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:
DoubleTree by Hilton Decatur Riverfront
1101 6th Avenue NE
Decatur, AL 35601

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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
Exhibitors: MS Views and News, Mallikrodt Pharmaceuticals

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
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.

Apr
1
Mon
2019
Plainview, TX: Never Surrender MS Self-Help Group @ Ninth & Columbia Church of Christ
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm

Open to people living with MS, family and friends

Apr
4
Thu
2019
Houston, TX: Learn together, move forward together @ Fleming's Prime Steakhouse
Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm

Speaker – Jose Diaz, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Lufkin, TX: East Texas MS Support Group @ St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the first Thursday of each month

Apr
6
Sat
2019
Arlington, TX: Self-Help Group: Arlington (But You Look So Good) @ Fielder Church Annex
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am

Self-help group for caregivers.

Port Arthur, TX: MS Support Group of Southeast Texas @ The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Auditorium
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am

Meets first Saturday of each month

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Lakehills, TX: Self-Help Group: Hill Country @ Lakehills Library
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Support Group for individuals living with MS, Families and Friends.

Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
9
Tue
2019
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
11
Thu
2019
The Woodlands, TX: Self Help Group: The Woodlands (TIRR MS Support Group) @ TIRR - Memorial Hermann Woodlands
Apr 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This group is open to people living with MS, family and friends.  Please contact the leaders before visiting to verify meeting date and location.

Leaders:
Nora, (713) 897-2867  Nora.Harrigan@memorialhermann.org
Theresa, (713) 897-2876 Theresa.Gilmore@memorialhermann.org
Kim (713)897-2892, Kimberly.egan@memorialhermann.org

Apr
13
Sat
2019
Austin , TX: MS Self-Help Group (NW Care Partners) @ North by Northwest Restaurant
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am

Self-help group for caregivers.

Odessa, TX: CSI West Texas MS Support Group @ Holiday Inn Express
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am

Our group is one of hope, humor & courage in coping with MS.  We offer a confdential place for those affected by MS to share their experiences & to recieve emotional support & encouragement.  We believe that laughter & having fun is as important as medical information as we take this journey together with MS

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
17
Wed
2019
Fort Worth, TX: Friend to Friend MS Support Group @ St. Bartholomew Catholic Church (Small Church Hall)
Apr 17 @ 12:30 pm

Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month

May
2
Thu
2019
Lufkin, TX: East Texas MS Support Group @ St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church
May 2 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the first Thursday of each month

May
4
Sat
2019
Arlington, TX: Self-Help Group: Arlington (But You Look So Good) @ Fielder Church Annex
May 4 @ 10:00 am

Self-help group for caregivers.

Port Arthur, TX: MS Support Group of Southeast Texas @ The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Auditorium
May 4 @ 11:00 am

Meets first Saturday of each month

May
9
Thu
2019
The Woodlands, TX: Self Help Group: The Woodlands (TIRR MS Support Group) @ TIRR - Memorial Hermann Woodlands
May 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This group is open to people living with MS, family and friends.  Please contact the leaders before visiting to verify meeting date and location.

Leaders:
Nora, (713) 897-2867  Nora.Harrigan@memorialhermann.org
Theresa, (713) 897-2876 Theresa.Gilmore@memorialhermann.org
Kim (713)897-2892, Kimberly.egan@memorialhermann.org

May
11
Sat
2019
Austin , TX: MS Self-Help Group (NW Care Partners) @ North by Northwest Restaurant
May 11 @ 10:00 am

Self-help group for caregivers.

Odessa, TX: CSI West Texas MS Support Group @ Holiday Inn Express
May 11 @ 10:00 am

Our group is one of hope, humor & courage in coping with MS.  We offer a confdential place for those affected by MS to share their experiences & to recieve emotional support & encouragement.  We believe that laughter & having fun is as important as medical information as we take this journey together with MS

May
13
Mon
2019
Lakehills, TX: Self-Help Group: Hill Country @ Lakehills Library
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Support Group for individuals living with MS, Families and Friends.

Dothan, AL: Dothan- “MS ‘R US!” @ HealthSouth-Cafeteria
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May
14
Tue
2019
Phenix City, AL: Chattahoochee Valley MS Support Group @ Columbus Public Library
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm