National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Provide quality, comprehensive healthcare to more people living with disabilities.
Make sure consumers have the information they need to make good healthcare decisions.
Ensure that people with MS have access to a comprehensive network of healthcare providers.
Develop relationships with state agencies to raise awareness about MS and our community’s needs.
The Connecticut Home Care Program for Adults with Disabilities (CHCPAD) is a pilot program that provides home-based services to people ages 18-64 with degenerative neurological conditions who are at risk of being institutionalized in nursing homes. CHCPAD serves 100 individuals throughout the state including those with multiple sclerosis, ALS, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society supports year-round energy assistance, which includes funds for cooling costs. The ability to have access to year-round energy assistance makes a substantial difference in the lives of individuals for whom air conditioning is not a mere luxury, but a medical necessity.
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