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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. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  2. 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.

  3. ONLINE MS Education

    "My Body & MS - Keep Moving Forward!" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: April 7, 2011 Presenter: Craig Smith, PT Craig discusses five important areas to focus on to help those with MS keep moving.

  4. 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)

  5. ONLINE MS Education

    "MS & the Eye" recorded teleconference

    Original Air Date: September 4, 2012 Presenter: Dr. Eugene May, MD Visual symptoms are common in people with MS. This teleconference will discuss how MS affects vision and eye movements, and how opthamologists and neurologists evaluate and treat MS eye problems.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Riverside Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

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  7. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    "Living Independently, Part 3" recorded teleconference

    Exploring Choices for the Future - Listen to the recordings of this three-part teleconference. Topics covered include financial planning, in-home resources and assistive technology. mp3 file is approximately 50 MB and may take a long time to download on a slow internet connection.

  8. ONLINE Employment

    "MS & Employment" recorded teleconference

  9. 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.

  10. 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.