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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. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Managing Cognitive Symptoms and Fatigue in the Workplace

    Cognitive dysfunction and fatigue are two of the most common symptoms impacting people with MS in the workplace. They can pose significant challenges to maintaining employment. Neuropsychologist, Dr. Cynthia Sullivan, and occupational therapist, Tracy Carrasco, will discuss how these symptoms may present themselves and will share practical ways to manage them on the job.

  2. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment - Supports to Help You Find Employment

    Employment resources vary depending on the level of impact your MS has upon your ability to work. Samantha Mankin, Rehabilitation Supervisor with the Division of Vocational Rehabilition, Russell Bowe of the Speer Adult Workforce Center, and Amira Fahmy of Getting Hired Inc. will discuss how to use their resources to find employment opportunities appropriate to your needs.

  3. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Managing MS Bladder and Bowel Symptoms

    Learn strategies for managing bowel and bladder symptoms in MS with Pat Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis and Dr. Marlene Murphy Setzko of the Mandell MS Center.

  4. TELEPHONE Symptom Management

    Managing MS Bladder and Bowel Symptoms

    Learn strategies for managing bowel and bladder symptoms in MS with Pat Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis and Dr. Marlene Murphy Setzko of the Mandell MS Center.

  5. TELEPHONE Employment

    MS and Employment -The Essential Guide to Flexible and Home-Based Jobs

    What are the latest trends in the work-from-home and flexible job market? Brie Reynolds from Flexjobs.com, will walk participants through the trends, top career fields and most common jobs available, who's hiring, and how to find these flexible opportunities. Learn how to avoid common job scams and tips for successful job applications.

  6. IN PERSON Financial Planning

    Teleconference Series: Stages of Saving & Investing

    This teleconference covers the fundamentals of making investment decisions and the process of determining your portfolio's progress.

    (recorded: 2004; time/size: 52m31s/60.1MB)

  7. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Teleconference Series: Nutrition and MS

    This teleconference covers good diet and nutrition for people living with MS.

    (recorded: 12 Jan 2009; time/size: 1h09m07s/16.6MB)

  8. IN PERSON Exercise

    MS Yoga Class: Covington

    MS-specific class; registration with the fitness center is not required. Fee is $5.00 per class; holders of Choice 65 insurance can work out at the facility at no cost.

    Multiple Dates
    Covington, LA 70433See Map
  9. TELEPHONE Financial Assistance

    Society Services: Financial Assistance

    Multiple sclerosis creates a range of challenges that can result in short-term financial crises, difficulty obtaining critical equipment and home or auto modifications, and diminished capacity to pay for MS-generated needs. The National MS Society’s Financial Assistance Program offers guidance, leverage and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  10. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Websites: US Dept. of Health & Human Services

    The HHS Family of Agencies works to protect the health of all Americans and provides essential human services through partnerships with state, tribal, and local agencies and grantees.

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