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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 Nutrition

    Achieving Optimal Wellness: Exercise and Nutrition

    Learn about the benefits and importance of wellness behaviors, exercise and nutrition to manage the symptoms of MS. Speakers: Brian Quinn, PTA, M.S. at St. Charles Rehabilitation Network, Partner in MS Care and Mara Crans, M.D., a competitive triathlete living with MS for 18 years. Northeast Region Teleconferences: Living Well with MS: Spring 2014 Series. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2014.

  2. IN PERSON Emotional Health

    MS, Cognition & Clutter

    Is your memory affected by MS? Do you have difficulty getting organized? Does clutter affect your everyday life and getting things done? Mary Lloyd, OT will address all of these and give some practical techniques and suggestions to deal with these frustrations. Register by May 1.

    Franklin, MA 02038See Map
  3. IN PERSON Exercise

    Living Well with MS Conference

    We are pleased to offer a day of information and networking at our annual educational conference! Attend your choice of workshops to learn ways to improve mental and physical wellness. Meet others living with MS and visit the resource expo. Are you newly diagnosed? We have something just for you! Attend the Beyond Diagnosis; Moving Forward workshop, facilitated by Dr. Angela Applebee from the MS Center of Northern New England, designed for people diagnosed within the past 5 years.

    Stowe, VT 05672
  4. IN PERSON Emotional Health

    Managing Emotional and Social Challenges: A GPS for People Affected by MS

    Managing your MS can be difficult, especially when some of those challenges are on the “inside” or “invisible” as some say. Guest Presenter and Facilitator: Rosalind Kalb, PhD. Advanced registration by May 12.

    Auburn, ME 04210
  5. IN PERSON Exercise

    New Hampshire Spring MS Education Day

    We are pleased to offer a day of education on research and treatments, emotional wellness, exercise, adaptive recreation, as well as an interactive resource EXPO. Join us for a day full of information & networking with professionals from the MS Center of New Hampshire at Concord Hospital and local healthcare professionals. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided.

    Concord, NH 03301
  6. TELEPHONE Exercise

    CogniFitness: Memory, Attention and Executive Skills

    Up to 60% of people with MS experience cognitive changes in some form. This call will discuss issues and engage you in practical activities. Learn exercises and strategies to help focus your attention, improve memory, planning & problem solving skills. Speaker: Nancy Lowenstein, MS OTR, BCPR, Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Northeast Region Teleconferences. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 14, 2014.

  7. IN PERSON Recreation

    Accessible Recreation Fair

    The Department of Conservation and Recreation will offer a free fun-filled day of celebrating Accessible Outdoor Recreation available for individuals, families and friends of people with disabilities. Activities will include a cycling fair with an assortment of accessible cycles; other adaptive recreational activities, including hiking, letterboxing, face painting and interpretive programs; music; snacks, including Starbucks Coffee, Legal Seafood’s’ Chowder Mobile and much more!

    Brighton, MA 02135See Map
  8. TELEPHONE Treating MS

    The Disease Modifying Therapies: Your Treatment Options

    Learn about new oral medications and current treatment choices for MS. Speaker: Ilana Katz Sand, MD, Assistant Professor and Associate Medical Director of Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for MS at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Northeast Region Teleconferences: Living Well with MS: Spring 2014 Series. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 4, 2014.

  9. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Can Do MS Jumpstart® in Motion

    JUMPSTART® IN MOTION is a free one-day program where participants will gain knowledge on goal setting, exercise and emotional well-being. This program also welcomes support partners who will participate in sessions specific to them. Get a JUMPSTART on your MS, and join us as we explore an interactive and multi-disciplinary approach to MS care management! Lunch will be provided.

    Springfield, MA 01144
  10. IN PERSON Treating MS

    Beyond Diagnosis: Moving Forward

    Have you or a family member been diagnosed with MS within the last 5 years? Do you have questions about MS? Have you wanted to meet others also recently diagnosed? An MS expert presents information on MS, answers your questions and facilitates the discussion. Lunch and opportunity to meet and talk with others in similar situations included.

    Multiple Dates

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