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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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    Free From Falls: A Comprehensive Fall Prevention Program for People with MS

    This 8-week program is designed for people living with MS who are ambulatory but who may be at risk for falling. Discussion, exercise, group and individual activities are elements of this engaging format where participants will learn about: fall risks, tips and strategies to reduce risk for falling and exercises to enhance balance and safety.

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    Oakland, CA 94609See Map
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    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

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    At Home with MS—Adapting Your Environment (.pdf)

    Modify a house or apartment to save energy, compensate for reduced vision or mobility, and live comfortably when MS is severe. Many do-it-yourself changes. By Jane E. Harmon, OTR. (last updated August 2014)

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    Hiring Help at Home (.pdf)

    Checklists and worksheets for people who need help at home. Forms for a needs assessment, job description, and employment contract. (last updated 2005)

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    Staying Mobile

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

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    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.

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    AT Network

    AT Network is dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians.

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    Affordable Accessible Housing: Guide for Northern California

    The National MS Society has developed a user-friendly resource to help families evaluate their housing needs and better understand the range of housing options available to them. This resource addresses each of the subjects listed below and utilizes hyperlinks to provide users with direct access to the organizations and/or agencies relevant to that topic area.

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