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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. MS Education

    Nutrition and MS

    Determine what gets in the way of eating well and identify strategies to easily integrate healthful eating into your lifestyle, positively impact your health and help you manage MS symptoms.

  2. Everyday Matters

    Energy Management: Fatigue & MS

    Original Air Date: March 8, 2011 Presenter: Maureen "Mo" Johnson, MS, OT/L Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of MS, occuring in about 80% of people. It can interfere with your ability to function at home and at work. Yes, fatigue is a difficult symptom to treat, but you CAN manage your fatigue!

  3. Treating MS

    Moving Forward with a Diagnosis of MS

    Hear from MS specialists Dr. Lily Jung Henson, medical director of the neurology clinic at Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle and Bobbi Severson, advanced registered nurse practitioner at the MS Center at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, to learn more about the facts and myths surrounding an MS diagnosis.

  4. Long-Term Care

    Living Independantly (3-part Series)

    Exploring Choices for the Future - Listen to the recordings of this three-part teleconference. Topics covered include financial planning, in-home resources and assistive technology. These mp3 files are approximately 50 MB each and may take a long time to download on a slow internet connection.

  5. VIDEO Treating MS

    Treatment Options and Research Advances in Progressive MS (video)

    If you have a progressive form of MS, you undoubtedly are awaiting treatment options and research advances. Joining us as we discuss this topic with Dr. Benjamin Segal. Dr. Segal directs the Multiple Sclerosis Center, and is a professor of neurology at the University of Michigan's Holtom-Garrett Neuroimmunology Program.

  6. VIDEO Employment

    MS & the Workplace: Employer Education DVD (DVD)

    Provides basic information to employers about managing the impact of MS in the work setting.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Sacramento County: Carmichael Minimal Symptoms Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Charmichael, CA 95747
  8. ONLINE Employment

    Job Accommodation Network

    Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.

  9. ONLINE One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  10. Employment

    Important Decisions about Employment & Benefits

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