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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.

  1. IN PERSON Health & Wellness


    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis presents an educational and interactive one-day program that focuses on mobility, health, wellness and lifestyle empowerment approaches.

    Sparks, NV 89431See Map
  2. IN PERSON Social and Emotional support

    Beyond Diagnosis: Moving Forward with MS

    Free program for people diagnosed within the past two years.

    Los Angeles, CA 90095See Map
  3. IN PERSON Employment

    Vocational Rehabilitation Assessments for People with MS

    Designed to educate people with MS about vocational rehab and resources.

    Multiple Dates
    Los Angeles, CA 90033See Map
  4. IN PERSON MS Education

    What is MS? / Qué es la Esclerosis Múltiple?

    Learn more about the National MS Society and multiple sclerosis.

    Multiple Dates
    Los Angeles, CA 90033See Map
  5. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    "A Candid Conversation about Bladder, Bowel and Sex" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: September 1, 2011 Presenter: Dr. Shana Johnson, MD These often invisible symptoms of MS can affect patients' daily lives; this teleconference covers the reasons this dysfunction happens and basic management options.

  6. ONLINE Legal

    "Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People with MS" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: October 3, 2013 Presenter: Kim Calder, Director of Federal Health Affairs and Insurance Policy of the National MS Society Topics of this teleconference include: background on the National MS Society’s involvement in healthcare reform, explanation of the ways the Affordable Care Act impacts private health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid, an overview of the new Health Insurance Marketplace and state Exchanges & additional resources about the Affordable Care Act

  7. ONLINE MS Education

    "An in-depth look at Progressive MS" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: May 3, 2012

  8. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    "Bowel and Bladder Issues in MS" (Teleconference recording)

    This is a teleconference recording that aired on April 3, 2014. During this teleconference: Participants will be aware of normal bowel and bladder function without MS; participants will learn what dysfunction can occur related to MS; participants will be able to explore these issues with their health care provider for solutions that will lessen the impact on their overall quality of life.

  9. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    "Complimentary and Alternative Medicine for MS" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: January 7, 2011 Presenter: Dr. Alan Bowling, MD, PhD An informative session about integrative medicine, or using alternative medicine along with conventional medicine to effectively address symptoms of MS. This includes discussion of Vitamin D, marijuana, and ancient healing method.

  10. ONLINE Everyday Matters

    "Diet & MS - The Nutrition Connection, Part 2" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: October 13, 2010 Presenter: Denise Nowack, RD This two-part teleconference highlights the importance of proper nutrition in MS; diet & symptom management; and simple strategies for eating well.