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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 Support and Self Help Groups

    Bethesda/Silver Spring Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS, family and friends.

    Multiple Dates
    Bethesda, MD 20814See Map
  2. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf)

    Facts and common misconceptions, plus practical ways to evaluate benefits and risks. By Virginia Foster. (last updated August 2011)

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Dale City/Woodbridge Self-Help Group

    Self-help group for individuals with MS, family and friends.

    Multiple Dates
  4. IN PERSON Exercise

    Balance and Beyond (Annandale)

    This class will help you enhance mobility, strength and flexibility. Advanced techniques from the FallProof fall prevention program are incorporated to challenge and improve overall wellness.

    Multiple Dates
  5. ONLINE Exercise

    Exercise as Part of Everyday Life (.pdf)

    Physical activity can be a regular part of staying healthy if you have MS. Includes tips on handling MS symptoms. By Mary Harmon. (last updated December 2011)

  6. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    MS & Pregnancy: Kara's Story Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a discussion about pregnancy and multiple sclerosis.

  7. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with MS (.pdf)

    Addresses financial organization, planning, insurance options, employment concerns, and benefit issues important to people with MS and their families; provides information for the future and to meet financial challenges that often accompany life with MS. 72-pages. (This guide is a collaboration of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the National MS Society, and Paralyzed Veterans of America.)*published prior to the enactment of the ACA.

  8. IN PERSON MS Education

    Charcot Lecture

    The Charcot Lecture is an annual professional education program for local neurologists and other health-care professionals, presented by a noted MS researcher.

    Multiple Dates
  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    MS Y.A.N.A. (MS You Are Not Alone)

    Self-help group for African Americans and young adults living well with MS. Family and friends are welcome.

    Multiple Dates
    Bowie, MD 20720See Map
  10. PRINT Community

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

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