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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 Emotional Health

    The Emotional and Physical Health of Caregivers

    Maintaining your health and well-being is essential to being able to care for others. Celebrate National Family Caregivers’ Month by learning tips for overcoming physical and emotional exhaustion while providing valuable resources to address the challenges of caring for a loved one living with a chronic illness. Recorded teleconference, November 6, 2013.

  2. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Portland ME Self-Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet in July & August.

    Multiple Dates
    Westbrook, ME 04092See Map
  4. ONLINE Employment

    Home-Based Employment: What You Need to Know

    Are you interested in working from home? Have you been unsuccessful in finding work –from- home positions? Home-based workers living with MS, along with MS Employment Specialist Barbara McKeon, shares tips and resources to help increase your chances of succeeding at home-based employment. Recorded March 20, 2014.

  5. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Greater Springfield MA Self-Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company!

    Multiple Dates
    Springfield, MA 01103See Map
  6. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

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

  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    Karen Ortiz

    Yoga, Personal Training

    Newburyport, MA 01950
  8. 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.

  9. 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)

  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Cambridge MA Self-Help Group

    A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Group does not meet in July & August.

    Multiple Dates
    Cambridge, MA 02138See Map

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