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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Multiple Sclerosis and Your Emotions (.pdf)

    How to manage some of the emotional challenges created by MS. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD (last updated December 2011)

  2. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: US Social Security Program

    U.S. Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs website

  3. VIDEO Nutrition

    Nutrition and MS (video)

    This video provides information on maintaining general good health and following the recommendation of MS specialists that people with MS adhere to the same low-fat, high-fiber diet that’s recommended for the general population.

  4. VIDEO Treating MS

    Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Download a copy of the companion book and transcripts.

  5. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

  6. ONLINE You CAN!

    Websites: Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Webinar Series

    Can Do MS offers a monthly webinar, taking place the second Tuesday of the month. Each session gives insight from MS experts representing different medical fields so participants can ask questions and learn more about managing their MS from the comfort of their home, free of charge. The one-hour call begins at 7pm CST.

  7. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Websites: Polar Products

    Offers an array of cooling products, including thorough information to help you decide which products are right for you and fit your budget.

  8. ONLINE Exercise

    Websites: MS Diet and Exercise Video Library

    MS Active Source offers an online MS Diet and Exercise Video Library, including ActiveWellness and MyMS Yoga. You can also order a free fitness DVD.

  9. IN PERSON Financial Planning

    Teleconference Series: Stages of Saving & Investing

    This teleconference covers the fundamentals of making investment decisions and the process of determining your portfolio's progress.

    (recorded: 2004; time/size: 52m31s/60.1MB)

  10. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Plaintalk—A Booklet about MS for Families (.pdf)

    Discusses some of the more difficult physical and emotional problems many families face. By Sarah Minden, MD, and Debra Frankel, MS, OTR. (last updated January 2014)

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