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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 MS Education

    Lexington Lunch Bunch

    Join us the first Tuesday of every month from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM fo an educational and support program in! Bring your caregivers, family, and friends and enjoy a FREE lunch.

    Multiple Dates
  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Madisonville Talk MS Group

    Group led by trained peer leader held on a monthly basis. Groups meet primarily for educational and social purposes, allowing members to share feelings and find support with others in similar situations.

    Multiple Dates
    Madisonville, KY 42431See Map
  3. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Top 10 List in MS

    This teleconference will highlight the top happenings in the field of MS, looking at diagnosis, current treatment options, rehabilitation therapy and more. Speaker: TBD

  4. TELEPHONE Treating MS

    Overcoming Cognitive Challenges

    Memory problems, difficulty concentrating and slowness in processing information are all cognitive challenges associated with MS. In this teleconference participants will learn about the role of cognition in MS as well as information on cognitive rehabilitation, and tips to help manage cognitive symptoms. Speaker: Kristine Herfkens, PhD

  5. TELEPHONE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Alternative Therapies in MS

    Alternative therapies are difficult to define and can include anything from drugs and diet to food supplements, mental exercises and life-style changes. This teleconference will help identify and discuss alternative options. Speaker: Sibyl E. Wray, MD

  6. IN PERSON Recreation

    Moving Mountains for MS: 2014 Family Retreat

    The retreat will focus on healthy approaches to aspects of MS presented in a beautiful relaxed setting. The weekend will also focus on issues related to the family’s journey with MS. There will be sessions for adults living with MS, caregivers, children, and teenagers, as well as, combined family sessions. General Butler State Resort Park is in a unique setting on the Kentucky and Ohio rivers, one of the highest points in Carroll County.

    Carrollton, KY 41008See Map
  7. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

  8. ONLINE MS Education

    Hoja bilingüe de información sobre la esclerosis múltiple: Multiple Sclerosis Bilingual Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Stress and Symptoms of MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about multiple-sclerosis related symptoms that may have been caused by stress.

  10. VIDEO Nutrition

    Antioxidants and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about antioxidants and if they are recommended for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

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