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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. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Websites: Mortgage Assistance

    Assistance, counseling and additional resources for dealing with your mortgage

  2. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    From Clinical Trials to Treatments

    This presentation is: From Clinical Trials to Treatments.

  3. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Solving Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

    Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and information on cognitive rehabilitation. By Nick LaRocca, PhD, with Martha King. (last updated November 2011)

  4. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  5. IN PERSON Treating MS

    Third-Party Services: LSU Health Science Center (Shreveport MS Clinic)

    Dr. Alirez Minagar, Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurology

    MS Clinic Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Mondays; 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Emergency cases seen on a "fast track" basis within 24 hours.

  6. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Multiple Sclerosis and Your Emotions (.pdf)

    How to manage some of the emotional challenges created by MS. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD (last updated December 2011)

  7. ONLINE Insurance

    http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/1/n/331

    Program website for Medicaid of Louisiana and other Department of Health & Hospitals services.

  8. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Websites: United Way

    As many as one-third of working Americans do not earn enough money to meet their basic needs. Wages have not kept pace with the rising cost of housing, healthcare, and education and currently, 40 million Americans are working in low-paying jobs without basic health and retirement benefits. For families walking a financial tightrope, unable to save for college, a home, or retirement, United Way is here to help.

  9. VIDEO Nutrition

    Nutrition and MS (video)

    This video provides information on maintaining general good health and following the recommendation of MS specialists that people with MS adhere to the same low-fat, high-fiber diet that’s recommended for the general population.

  10. VIDEO Treating MS

    Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Download a copy of the companion book and transcripts.

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