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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. Insurance

    Getting the Most out of Your Health Insurance

    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.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Sacramento County: Yoga & Tai Chi Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
  3. VIDEO Work

    MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

    This video features is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

  4. ONLINE Research

    MS Top 10 Therapies Research Update (Teleconference recording)

    During this teleconference participants will: Understand the risks and benefits of different treatment options; Learn about new treatments on the horizon; Understand how different treatment options compare to each other. The speaker, Dr. Graesser, specializes in MS and in addition to general neurology cases, she also provides care for movement disorders, headaches, and neurologic disorders in pregnancy.

  5. Mobility & Accessibility

    Accessibility Begins at Home (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: September 21, 2010 Presenter: Van Roberts This teleconference focuses on how home improvements can provide greater accessibility; making your home more efficient and barrier free; and home modification and increasing your independence.

  6. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Symptomatic Treatment Trials

    This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Santa Clara County: Santa Clara Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Santa Clara, CA 95051
  8. IN PERSON Health & Wellness

    Care Management

    This program serves individuals and families whose chronic long-term care needs can no longer be solely met by family and friends. It also assists families in navigating the and social service delivery system in order to access services and programs that support community living and avoid premature institutionalized care. The goal is to coordinate social, economic, and health care resources to meet individual needs and prevent costlier care.

  9. Everyday Matters

    Welcome to the Greater Northwest Chapter (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: November 4, 2010 Presenters: Trevis Gleason & Ray Heacox

  10. ONLINE Employment

    California State Department of Rehabilitation

    California State Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) provides consultation, counseling and vocational rehabilitation.