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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 Symptom Management

    Yoga for MS - Concord

    Join instructor Susheela Thomas of Yoga Su-Tra for this class specifically for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Concord, CA 94520See Map
  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    East Bay MS Counseling Group

    Join this group and find connections with others living with MS. Develop ways to manage challenges and find personal strength to overcome obstacles. This group is open to those who are newly diagnosed as well as people who have lived with MS for many years.

    Multiple Dates
    Livermore, CA 94550See Map
  3. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Yoga for MS - Modesto

    Yoga combines breathing with movements that can alternately stimulate or calm the body. Many people with muscle tightness or decreased range of motion find that yoga practice brings noticeable improvement. Because yoga is relaxing and noncompetitive, it is especially recommended for people with MS. Join us for this class specifically for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  4. IN PERSON Work

    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
    Marina, CA 93942See Map
  5. IN PERSON Pharmaceutical and Other Educational Programs

    Ready to learn more about relapsing MS? - Citrus Heights

    You and your loved one are invited to an MS Living Event! Hear from MS experts and others who are living with MS. Plus, get answers about dealing with MS and information on an oral treatment. Today can make a difference. Featured Speaker: John Schafer, MD -- Event Hosted By Genzyme

    Citrus Heights, CA 95610See Map
  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Newly Diagnosed Orientation – Santa Rosa

    The National MS Society can help you get the information and support you need to live comfortably and confidently with this change in your life. Friends and family are welcome for this overview of MS facts and how the Society can help.

    Santa Rosa, CA 95401See Map
  7. TELEPHONE Support and Self Help Groups

    Unlocking Your Resilience With Sherry Johnson, MFT

    This call, part of our emtional wellness teleseries, aims to increase your understanding of resiliency, help you recognize your stressors and learn constructive ways to cope. We will identify tools to avoid resiliency roadblocks and develop a personal plan for achieving a more resilient life.

  8. IN PERSON Pharmaceutical and Other Educational Programs

    Ready to learn more about relapsing MS? Join us for breakfast!- Pleasant Hill

    You and your loved one are invited to an MS Living Event. Hear from MS experts and others who are living with MS. Plus, get answers about dealing with MS and information on an oral treatment. Today can make a difference. Featured Speaker: Flavia Nelson, MD -- Event Hosted By Genzyme

    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523See Map
  9. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Self-Advocacy Skills Training: Overcoming Barriers to Getting What You Need- Pleasanton

    This practical “hands-on” workshop offers an opportunity to hear from communication and advocacy professionals about the most effective methods for presenting fact-based needs to achieve maximum results. Representatives from congressional and statewide offices will discuss how to expedite problems with Medicare and Medi-Cal, accessibility issues, Social Security claims, and intervening with governmental issues.

    Pleasanton, CA 94566See Map
  10. IN PERSON Recreation

    Clay Day in Chico

    Come to clay day and let your creative juices flow. This event will be led by an All Fired Up Clay artist who will show you how to mold and shape your own clay piece to take home. Snacks and drink will be provided. A small $5 registration fee is requested. Don’t miss it; this event is always lots of fun!

    Chico, CA 95928See Map

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