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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. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Butte County: Chico Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS. Please call leader for location, dates/time and more information.

    Multiple Dates
    Chico, CA 95926
  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Santa Clara County: Palo Alto Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS. Please call leader for location, dates/time and more information.

    Multiple Dates
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
  3. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

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

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Solano County: Vacaville-Fairfield MS Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS. Please call leader for location, dates/time and more information.

    Multiple Dates
    Vacaville, CA 95687
  5. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Living Well with MS

    Living Well with MS is an extraordinary program designed to help you better understand MS and develop lifestyle strategies that can help diminish the effects of the disease. Get the tools and knowledge you need in this multi-week course that combines online learning with in-person classes. Develop a healthy eating and exercise program. Connect with others, like you. Gain access to MS experts. Participants must be able to walk unassisted and have Internet access.

  6. 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.

  7. Legal

    Affordable Care Act: Key Provisions for People with MS

    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

  8. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Tuolumne County: Sonora Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS. Please call leader for location, dates/time and more information.

    Multiple Dates
    Sonora, CA 95370
  10. ONLINE Employment

    One-Stop Career Centers

    One-Stop Career Centers can help you look for work and offer classes like resume writing.

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