May
27
Mon
2019
Smithtown, NY: Free Spirits MS Social Group @ The Millennium Diner
May 27 @ 10:00 am

Meets every Monday & Friday of every week

Contact the organizer for further information

Foxboro, MA: “But You Look So Good” MS Self Help Group @ Boyden Library
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company.

Cheektowaga, NY: Cheektowaga Care Giver’s Support Group @ NMSS Chapter Office
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
May 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.

May
28
Tue
2019
Hartford, CT: MS Support Group @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
May 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

Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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 York, NY: But You Look So Well @ NYU MS Care Center
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

But You Look So Well

A time limited group with a specific focus on adjusting to the changes that MS may bring for individuals living with MS who do not use assistive devices and whose symptoms are not easily observed by others.

Weekly group: Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Dates and times are subject to change.

You can RSVP for this event online.

Newtown, PA: The Wellness Group @ The Wellness Solution Centers
May 28 @ 6:30 pm
Fort Collins, CO: MS Self-Help Group @ United Way
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

People with MS and their significant other.

Orangeburg, NY: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Del Arte
May 28 @ 7:00 pm

Speaker – Ute Traugott
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

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
Garden City, NY: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Calogero's
May 29 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Robyn Wolintz
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Louisville, KY: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Bravo Cucina Italiana
May 29 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – James Winkley
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Fargo, ND: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Urban 42
May 29 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Peggy Mondry
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Roseville, MN: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ CRAVE
May 29 @ 7:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Jacoby
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Cheyenne, WY: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Rib & Chop House
May 29 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Tamara Miller

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

May
30
Thu
2019
Fort Collins, CO: Breakfast Social @ Village Inn
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

For people with possible MS and families.

Dundalk, MD: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Boulevard Diner
May 30 @ 9:30 am

Speaker – Bruce Rabin
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Colorado Springs, CO: Caregiver Support Group @ HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by HealthSouth Rehab Hospital for caregivers, family members and host home providers.

Salt Lake City, UT: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Market Street Grill
May 30 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – R. Chris Hammond
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Charlottesville, VA: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Burton's Grill
May 30 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Alan Schulman
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Clifton Springs, NY: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Warfield's Restaurant & Bakery
May 30 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Michael Dunn
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Great Neck, NY: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Chattanooga
May 30 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Richard Blanck
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Wilmington, NC: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
May 30 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Susan Evans
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Fort Collins,CO: Fort Collins Self-Help Group @ United Way
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm