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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 Exercise

    Gateway to Wellness

    Gateway to Wellness is a 6-week health and education program designed specifically for individuals with MS and their support partners to enhance their quality of life. Each session includes education and skills training, exercise, goal-setting and networking. Topics covered include: exercise, coping with fatigue, changes in cognition and worker roles, building in leisure, managing social challenges, stress management, computer access, and nutrition. Registration Deadline: September 2.

    Multiple Dates
    Concord, NH 03301
  2. IN PERSON Cognition

    Cognifitness: Keeping the Mind Moving - Dover

    Up to 60% of people with MS experience cognitive changes in some form. Join us for this program to discuss cognitive issues and engage in small group practical activities. Learn exercise and strategies to help focus attention, improve memory, planning and problem solving skills. Register by September 10.

    Dover, NH 03820
  3. IN PERSON Cognition

    Cognifitness: Keeping the Mind Moving - Colchester

    Up to 60% of people with MS experience cognitive changes in some form. Join us for this program to discuss cognitive issues and engage in small group practical activities. Learn exercise and strategies to help focus attention, improve memory, planning and problem solving skills. Register by September 10.

    Colchester, VT 05446
  4. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

    Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom—roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians. (last updated May 2014)

  5. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

    MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-help. (last updated January 2012)

  6. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated May 2010)

  7. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Solving Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

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

  8. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

  10. 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.

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