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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. IN PERSON Pharmaceutical and Other Educational Programs

    Emerging Concepts in MS - Fairfield

    Learn about MS, treatment options, and support services that are within your reach. Share real-life experiences, resources, and advice with other people affected by MS. Featured Speaker(s): Jong-Mi Lee, NP Stanford MS Clinic & MS Advocate Demirius Omphroy

    Fairfield 94533See Map
  2. IN PERSON Insurance

    Maneuvering Through the World of Disability Insurance

    Disability insurance can be confusing, and leave you with questions. Join us as we tackle maneuvering through disability insurance, answer your questions and clear up confusion that you may have.

    Carmichael, CA 95609See Map
  3. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Morning Mingle - Santa Clara

    This casual program provides the opportunity to connect and mingle with others who are also living with MS. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. No registration needed. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Santa Clara, CA 95050See Map
  4. IN PERSON Home

    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.

    Multiple Dates
    Oakland, CA 94609See Map
  5. IN PERSON Pharmaceutical and Other Educational Programs

    Understanding Multiple Sclerosis and Treatment- Roseville

    An informative event for people living with MS and their care partners. Featuring Speaker: Melissa Pulver-Bloch, MD, University of Nevada School of Medicine.-- Event Hosted By: Genzyme

    Roseville, CA 95661See Map
  6. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  7. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Terry Rossman Durable Medical Equipment & Support Closet

    Terry’s Closet helps to provide assistance for the cost of durable medical equipment for people living with MS who cannot afford the insurance co-payments on prescribed equipment or do not have insurance that covers their durable medical equipment needs.

  8. Legal

    Legislative Session Review (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: June 23, 2011 Presenter: Jim Freeburg Topics include health care reform implementation, long-term care oversight, budget negotiations, and new legislation to allow more MS specialists to practice in Washington.

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Shasta County: Shasta HOPE 4 MS Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Redding, CA 96001
  10. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)