St. Augustine, FL: The Compass to Care for Multiple Sclerosis

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis (MS) in St. Augustine, FL!

“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
Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-c, APHN-c, MSCN

Will discuss:
– Women’s health in MS – Wellness, self, relationships
– Care partners: a discussion on caring for the care partner, collaborative communication to help get needs met
– Integrative Medicine: What is it and what are the benefits of incorporating it into my plan of care?
– A look at your core & extended healthcare team and the challenges of the coordination of communication when establishing a comprehensive healthcare team

(45 minute presentation)

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GUEST SPEAKER #2
Laura Bunso, PT, MTC

Will Discuss:
– An introduction to physical therapy and it’s benefits for those living with MS
– Understanding functional exercise for MS
– Plus: Understanding the benefits of pelvic floor exercise

(40 minute presentation)

* INTERACTIVE Joint Q&A to Follow! *

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DATE: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
5:45pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION:
The Holiday Inn St. Augustine – World Golf
475 Commerce Lake Drive
St. Augustine, Fl. 32095

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R.S.V.P. Required
REGISTER ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
Unable to register online? 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 child that has MS.

Program supported by: Celgene
Exhibitors include: Smart Body Physical Therapy, First Coast Integrative Medicine, and MS Views and News

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.

Bellevue, WA: The MS Compass to Care Forum

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.

Baltimore, MD: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Denver, CO. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Scheduled Presentations and Workshops:
Goal Setting & Motivtion
Exercise
Diet & Nutrition
Support Group Sessions

If you would like to attend the Can Do MS JUMPSTART program, please register at CanDo-MS.org or by calling 970-926-1288. Registration is required.

Phoenix, AZ: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Denver, CO. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Scheduled Presentations and Workshops:
Goal Setting & Motivation
Diet & Nutrition
Support Group Sessions
Exercise

If you would like to attend the Can Do MS JUMPSTART program, please register at CanDo-MS.org or by calling 970-926-1288. Registration is required.

Seattle, WA: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, October 19, 2019, in Seattle, WA. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Scheduled Presentations and Workshops:
Mood & Cognition
Activities of Daily Living
Support Group Sessions
Navigating Your Life With MS

If you would like to attend the Can Do MS JUMPSTART program, please register at CanDo-MS.org or by calling 970-926-1288. Registration is required.

Portland, OR: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, August 10, 2019, in Portland, OR. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Scheduled Presentations and Workshops:
Goal Setting & Motivation
Diet and Nutrition
Support Group Sessions
Exercise

If you would like to attend the Can Do MS JUMPSTART program, please register at CanDo-MS.org or by calling 970-926-1288. Registration is required.

Reno, NV: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Reno, NV. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Scheduled Presentations and Workshops:
Mood & Cognition
Activities of Daily living
Support Group Sessions
Navigating Life With MS

If you would like to attend the Can Do MS JUMPSTART program, please register at CanDo-MS.org or by calling 970-926-1288. Registration is required.

New York, NY: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York, NY. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Charleston, WV: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Charleston, WV. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Nashville, TN: Can Do MS JUMPSTART® Program

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Nashville, TN. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners to learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Scheduled Presentations and Workshops:
Goal Setting & Motivation – Linda Trettin, PhD
Exercise – Elissa Held Bradford, PT, PhD, NCS, MSCS
Diet & Nutrition – Mona Bostick, RDN, CSO, LDN
Support Group Sessions – Linda Trettin, PhD

If you would like to attend the Can Do MS JUMPSTART program, please register at CanDo-MS.org or by calling 970-926-1288. Registration is required.