Aug
21
Tue
2018
Lady Lake, FL: Marion County Self-Help Group “Multiple Sclerosis Villages People” @ La Hacienda Center
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Newnan, GA: Newnan MS Support Group @ Insignia of Newnan
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further details..

Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh MS Empowerment Group @ Bakery Square 4th floor, Ste. 401
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

MS Support Group

Contact the organizer for further nformation

Thomasville, GA: Thomasville MS Support Group @ The Plaza Restaurant
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

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

Contact the organizer for further information.

Jacksonville, FL: Newly Diagnosed @ Memorial Hospital
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Northport, AL: WAMSS West Alabama Suport Group @ Northport Medical Center (cafeteria)
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Meets third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 P.M.

Please call the organizer with any questions.

Fort Smith, AR: Ozark Area MS Support Group @ Faith United Methodist Church
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm

Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Aptos, CA: CCQLP’s MS Support Group (Santa Cruz) @ Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm

Meets 4th Wednesday of every month at 2:00 pm

Meets in the couch room

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
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

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

Edmonds, WA: Sno-Flakes Support Group @ Edmonds Unitd Methodist Church (Wesley Room)
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm

Meets on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Greenville, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ United Lifestyles
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Do you or someone you know live with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis.A Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday of each month at United Lifestyles. Educational materials are shared at each meeting, along with group discussion.

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

Aug
24
Fri
2018
Boynton Beach , FL: NMSS West Boynton Beach Group @ West Boynton Beach Library
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm
Midland, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This support group is for those dealing with Multiple Sclerosis or for their families and support person(s)

Aug
26
Sun
2018
Marlboro, MA: Wings – MS Support Group @ Middleboro Lodge of Elks #1274
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am

Monthly meeting for MS patients, family, friends and caregivers. Meditation will be this month’s topic

Melbourne, FL: Brevard County Eau Gallie Self-Help Group @ Healthfirst Gateway Center
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aug
27
Mon
2018
Fargo, ND: Fargo/Moorhead MS Lunch Group @ Eventide Senior Living
Aug 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

We meet in The Pub. Enter from the South entrance under the canopy.
Bring lunch or pick up lunch in the cafeteria.
Connect with others who live with MS. Enjoy lively discussions, share valuable information about living with the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis. Family and friends welcome.
This month we will have a speaker from Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living,

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

Marshall, MI: Calhoun County MS support group @ Calhoun County Building
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm

Our goal is to empower individuals and care partners affected by MS to live their best lives possible. We are sanctioned by the National MS Society. We concentrate on topics important to the group such as nutrition, employment issues, cognitive & emotional issues, etc.

Meets the 4th Monday of each month.

Emporia, KS: Flint Hills MS Connection Group @ Newman Regional Health Center, East Entrance
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm

Self-Help group for individuals with MS.

Valrico, FL: Brandon MS Support Group @ Bloomingdale Public Library (Rm 7)
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meets the 4th Monday of each month.

For further information, contact the organizer.

West Bend, WI: MS Circle of Hope Support Group of West Bend @ Chequamegon Clinic
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm

Meetings are only held April through October due to winter weather conditions.

Contact the organizer for further details.