Mar
23
Sat
2019
Belleview, FL: Marion County MS Warriors Support Group @ Belleview Public Library
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am

Meets 4th Saturday of the Month

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.

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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.

Mar
24
Sun
2019
Marlboro, MA: Wings – MS Support Group @ Middleboro Lodge of Elks #1274
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am

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

Mar
25
Mon
2019
Smithtown, NY: Free Spirits MS Social Group @ The Millennium Diner
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am

Meets every Monday & Friday of every week

Contact the organizer for further information

East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Mar 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Fargo, ND: Fargo/Moorhead MS Lunch Group @ Eventide Senior Living
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

People with MS & their care partners are welcome

Brick, NJ: Ocean County Voices of MS Support Group @ Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm

Meets on the Last Monday each month in the Community Room

Contact the organizer for more information

 

Marshall, MI: Calhoun County MS support group @ Calhoun County Building
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm

Self-Help group for individuals with MS.

Foxboro, MA: “But You Look So Good” MS Self Help Group @ Boyden Library
Mar 25 @ 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.

La Crosse, WI: Lets Talk MS, Featuring Above MS @ Lunda Center - Western Technical College
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Cheektowaga, NY: Cheektowaga Care Giver’s Support Group @ NMSS Chapter Office
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mendota, MN: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ Axel's Restaurant
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Mar 25 @ 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.

West Bend, WI: MS Circle of Hope Support Group of West Bend @ Chequamegon Clinic
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm

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

Contact the organizer for further details.

 

Mar
26
Tue
2019
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Winston-Salem, NC: You, Me & The Lord Too MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am

Meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Sarasota, FL: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ Seasons 52
Mar 26 @ 11:30 am

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Sequim, WA: Sequim MS Support Group @ Olympic Medical Imaging Center-Sequim
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm

Meets on the Last Tuesday each month

Vero Beach, FL: Exploring Relapsing MS @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Speaker: Stuart Shafer

 

Cranston, RI:MSF Support Group-The RI Strollers @ Cranston Public Library
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Support group for MS, friends and family. An affiliate of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Independent Support Group Network.

Please contact the organizer with any questions.

 

Speaker: Cherie C. Binns, RN,BS,MSCN

Hartford, CT: MS Support Group @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
Mar 26 @ 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

Richmond Heights, MO: Learn together, move forward together @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Barbara Green, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE