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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. 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

  2. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

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

  3. 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
  4. ONLINE Employment

    One-Stop Career Centers

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

  5. TELEPHONE Emotional Health

    Counseling Services

    We can help you get the emotional support you need. We offer professionally-led telephone counseling groups with licensed therapists. We can also provide you with referrals to community-based and professional counselors in your area.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Alameda County: Oakland Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Oakland, CA 94619
  7. VIDEO Treating MS

    What You Need To Know About Tecfidera® (video)

    What is Tecfidera® (dimethyl fumarate), formerly known as BG-12? Clinical trial findings; Potential side effects. Featuring: Bruce Cohen, MD and Gabriel Pardo, MD. Part one of one: 12 minutes

  8. MS Education

    An in-depth look at Progressive MS (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: May 3, 2012

  9. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

  10. Family and Relationships

    Building a Community of Support (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: December 1, 2011

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