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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 Social gatherings and networking

    Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  2. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  3. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  4. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Kids Get MS Too: A Handbook for Parents Whose Child or Teen has MS (.pdf)

    This handbook is a guide for parents with a child or teen with MS.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Yuma Group Empowerment for Multiple Sclerosis

    For people with MS and their families

    Multiple Dates
    Yuma, AZ 85364See Map
  6. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  7. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    No Boys Allowed - Prescott Area

    No Boys Allowed is a women-only social/educational program which provides an opportunity for women impacted by multiple sclerosis to meet others with similar experiences.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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)

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