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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. VIDEO Employment

    MS & the Workplace: Employer Education DVD (DVD)

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

  2. IN PERSON Exercise

    Moving with MS (Germantown)

    Exercises to maintain flexibility in joints and muscle strength, includes relaxation to promote a sense of well being. Learn strategies to keep fit and to keep exercising outside of class. Instructor is Mike Alalof.

    Multiple Dates
  3. VIDEO Exercise

    Yoga: For MS and Related Conditions (DVD)

    Who is this tape for? Anyone with limited mobility. This includes people with: Multiple Sclerosis, Mild Arthritis, Chronic Illness or Pain, Post-Polio Syndrome,or Chronic Fatigue. This tape is also for Seniors and anyone with daily stresses as well as people who are overweight or temporarily limited. If aerobics videos are too difficult, but you know that you need to exercise - This is the tape for you!

  4. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Women's Day

    Women's Day is an annual program specifically for women living with MS. Attendees have the opportunity to network and share experiences, common dilemmas, and positive solutions.

    Multiple Dates
  5. ONLINE Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  6. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance Programs

    This nationwide program is comprised of a range of initiatives that support independence, safety, health and quality of life for people living with MS. This program offers guidance and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  7. ONLINE Emotional Health

    MS and the Mind (.pdf)

    A reprint from InsideMS. Covers depression, cognitive functions, mood swings, coping tips and medications. (last updated June 2008)

  8. IN PERSON Exercise

    Gentle H20 Low Impact (Leesburg)

    Exercise in the water to help maintain flexibility, build strength, and relax the body. Exercises adapted to all ability levels.

    Multiple Dates
  9. IN PERSON Exercise

    Adaptive Yoga: Chair Poses (Gaithersburg)

    Gentle stretches and modified poses help you gain a working knowledge of yoga and show you how to carry these approaches over into everyday activities. Participants in this class include individuals with MS, back pain, chronic pain, and those post surgery and injury. All explorations and poses are done sitting in chairs.

    Multiple Dates
  10. IN PERSON Exercise

    MS Water Exercise (Annandale)

    Exercise in the water to help maintain flexibility, build strength, and relax the body. Exercises adapted to all ability levels. Instructor Sandy McGowen.

    Multiple Dates
    Annandale, VA 22033See Map

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