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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. VIDEO Exercise

    Yoga: For MS and Related Conditions (DVD)

    Who is this tape for? Anyone with limited mobility. This includes people with: Multiple Sclerosis, Mild Arthritis, Chronic Illness or Pain, Post-Polio Syndrome,or Chronic Fatigue. This tape is also for Seniors and anyone with daily stresses as well as people who are overweight or temporarily limited. If aerobics videos are too difficult, but you know that you need to exercise - This is the tape for you!

  2. ONLINE MS Education

    "Mothers (and aspiring mothers) with MS" recorded teleconference

    MS is more prevalent in women of childbearing age than in any other group. This teleconference discusses the impact of MS on pregnancy and reproductive issues. Featuring Dr. Sylvia Lucas, clinical professor of neurology and rehabilitation medicine at University of Washington Medical Center.

  3. ONLINE Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  4. TELEPHONE One-on-one Peer Support

    Newly Diagnosed Mentor Program

    This program matches people who are newly diagnosed with a peer via one-on-one phone or email correspondence.

  5. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance Programs

    This nationwide program is comprised of a range of initiatives that support independence, safety, health and quality of life for people living with MS. This program offers guidance and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  6. ONLINE MS Education

    "Managing MS as a Family" recorded teleconference

    Learn strategies for supporting the family as a whole, including communication within the family, talking to kids about MS and navigating parenting challenges while living with MS.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Lakewood/Long Beach Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  8. ONLINE Emotional Health

    MS and the Mind (.pdf)

    A reprint from InsideMS. Covers depression, cognitive functions, mood swings, coping tips and medications. (last updated June 2008)

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    South Bay/Harbor City Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  10. ONLINE Insurance

    "Getting the Most out of Your Health Insurance" recorded teleconference

    A presentation addressing some of the practical issues people face when dealing with insurance companies and governmental health programs. Speakers include: Liz Mercer, regional trainer for Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors Helpline and Washington State Office of the insurance commissioner; Elizabeth Pelley, former insurance company executive; John Wood, attorney and advocate.

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