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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. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

  2. VIDEO Employment

    Career Crossroads

    This video program focuses on the legal rights of employees with MS and examines ways to mitigate the effects of MS on work performance. A self-study companion workbook is also available.

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    El Dorado County: Placerville Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Placerville, CA 95667
  4. ONLINE Legal

    ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

  5. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Someone You Know has MS: A Book for Families (.pdf)

    For children, 5-12. A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. Adapted by Martha King from original material by Cyrisse Jaffee, Debra Frankel, Barbara LaRoche, and Patricia Dick. (last updated February 2012)

  6. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

    Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated December 2011)

  7. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

  8. MS Education

    Who Cares for the Caregiver?

    Hear the stories of two families affected by MS from the caregiver's perspective, as they share tips and strategies to maintain the needs and well-being of each family member.

  9. Everyday Matters

    Get Your Move On!

    Original Air Date: February 18, 2010 Presenter: Richard W. Hicks, Ph.D. This teleconference highlights how to start moving and keeping moving; bringing exercise back into your life; and choosing exercise that's right for you.

  10. Treating MS

    Get the 411 on MS - Disease Management and Therapeutics (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: August 2, 2012

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