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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

    Contra Costa County: East Bay Lesbians Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    El Sobrante, CA 94618
  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Sacramento County: MS Adapters Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Sacramento, CA 95820
  3. VIDEO Nutrition

    Vitamin D (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  4. Insurance

    CA State Disability Benefit Program

    Original Air Date: August 17, 2011 Presenter: Alicia Oldfield This teleconference highlights the challenges faced when accessing State Disability Insurance due to the unpredictable nature of MS. Information about the program, who qualifies and instructions on how to apply is also featured.

  5. WEBCAST Insurance

    "Applying for Long Term Disability Benefits" recording

    Original Air Date: August 10, 2011 Presenter: Lisa Kantor. The topics of this teleconference include how to apply for and access vital Long Term Disability benefits.

  6. Employment

    Volunteering: A Win-Win Putting Your Skills and Passion to Work

    Original Air Date: August 3, 2011 Presenter: Valerie Troup, Jim Langdon & Mike Milne The topics of this telenconference include: options and tips on how to connect with volunteering opportunities.

  7. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 2 (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 two of a two-part series.

  8. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Alameda County: Fremont Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Fremont, CA 94560
  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms: Numbness (Video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about numbness and multiple sclerosis.

  10. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    Self Advocacy for Medical Care and Long Term Care (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people with multiple sclerosis engage in self advocacy to better understand and guide their medical care, and, as necessary, manage their long-term care

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