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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. Research and Clinical Trials

    How the National MS Society Makes Funding Decisions (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: March 22, 2011 Presenter: Dr. Patricia O'Looney Research in MS is progressing at a remarkable rate, with more potential therapies in the pipeline than at any other time in history. The National MS Society is a driving force of MS research. Learn how far we've come, where we're going, and what the Society is doing to move toward a world free of MS.

  2. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  3. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Free from Falls

    This 8-week fall prevention program is designed for people living with MS who are ambulatory but who may be at risk for falling. Learn about fall risks, tips and strategies to reduce risk for falling, and exercises to enhance balance and safety. Each week’s 2-hour program will have two parts; a discussion component focused on awareness of issues related to falls and an exercise component directed to improving postural alignment, balance, endurance and mobility.

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Sonoma County: Windsor Self-Help Group

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

    Multiple Dates
    Windsor, CA 95492
  5. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  6. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Direct Financial Assistance

    The National MS Society’s Financial Assistance Program offers guidance, leverage and resources to help minimize the financial impact of MS. This nationwide program is comprised of a range of initiatives that support independence, safety, health and quality of life for people living with MS, as well as their families. Program initiatives address areas of special importance to the MS community and leverage knowledge and resources.

  7. WEBCAST Research

    Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

    Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

  8. Everyday Matters

    MS & Aging

    Original Air Date: December 6, 2012 Presenter: Dr. James Bowen, MD This teleconference discusses issues of aging and MS: general issues, how the aging process affects MS, and how MS affects aging.

  9. Legal

    What is Congress doing about MS? (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: August 9, 2011 Presenters: Ted Thompson, Dr. Lily Jung Henson, MD, MMM, FAAN This teleconference provides an update on the most pressing MS issues facing Congress. Issues include funding for MS research, adult day services for people with MS, and strategies to attract more neurologists to the field.

  10. TELEPHONE One-on-one Peer Support

    MSFriends

    The MSFriends program connects you with volunteers living with MS. The common bond of living with MS creates a unique connection. MSFriends volunteers complete a rigorous screening and training program and are focused on the needs of those who call for support.

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