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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 Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance - Respite and Independent Living

    Offers limited funding for services not covered by insurance or other community programs that will enhance the safety and independence of people with MS and/or provide relief to family caregivers, such as house cleaning or other chore services, emergency response system, incontinence supplies, short-term home health aide or companion care, respite stay in assisted living or nursing home facility, adult day center participation, Meals on Wheels or nutrition supplements (Boost or Ensure).

  2. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Your Symptoms in MS: Tremors, Seizures, and Loss of Balance (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Michael Kaufman, MD, who discusses how to treat tremors, seizures, and loss of balance in multiple sclerosis.

  3. ONLINE Treating MS

    MS Treatments-Disease Modifying Therapies, Part One (video)

    Featuring: Dr. Benjamin Segal, Dr. George Kraft and Dr. Aliza Ben-Zacharia This video was produced prior to approval of the latest disease modifying therapies Aubagio® & Tecfidera®. To learn about these new therapies, please watch the videos above.

  4. VIDEO Health & Wellness

    Donnie Horner - A Veteran's Perspective (video)

    This video features Donnie Horner, a veteran living with MS.

  5. ONLINE Nutrition

    Food for Thought—MS and Nutrition (.pdf)

    A guide to healthy eating—includes managing symptoms, changing eating habits, and the effects of diet on MS. By Denise M. Nowack, RD. (last updated January 2012)

  6. IN PERSON Exercise

    TR Swim for Physical Disabilities (North Bethesda)

    Aquatic exercise class for people with MS and other physical disabilities who want to work on their fitness and flexibility in an aquatic environment. Staff ratio 1:6, no personal care provided. Instructor is Pat Ameling.

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  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    Adaptive Yoga for MS (DC)

    An introduction to yoga and meditation as practical tools for managing common symptoms of MS. Appropriate for people who are ambulatory or more comfortable practicing from a chair.

    Multiple Dates
  8. VIDEO Family and Relationships

    Parenting with MS (video)

    This video features Deborah M. Miller, PhD, who talks about parenting and having multiple sclerosis.

  9. TELEPHONE Employment

    Ask the Employment Specialist: Telephone Q&A Sessions

    Quarterly regional employment calls that allow individuals to submit employment-related questions in advance and obtain individualized answers from National MS Society employment specialists. The next calls will take place May 14, 2014 and August 13, 2014. Registration is now open for the May call.

    Multiple Dates
  10. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

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