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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 Social gatherings and networking

    Coffee and Conversation - Amesbury

    You are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-morning coffee break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to meet and connect with others in the area who are living with multiple sclerosis. Bring your own beverage. Want to start a Coffee & Conversation in YOUR area? Contact Amber Stalker at Amber.Stalker@nmss.org.

    Multiple Dates
    Amesbury, MA 01913See Map
  2. IN PERSON Home

    Days of Service

    MS Days of Service are organized in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire & Vermont in the autumn and spring from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. On these days, Volunteers Teams complete simple projects or jobs for people living with MS.

  3. 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.

  4. 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)

  5. 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
  6. IN PERSON Exercise

    Breath & Balance Yoga 

    Patricia Strauss, yoga instructor in Jaffrey, NH

    Jaffrey, NH 03452
  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

  10. IN PERSON Exercise

    Ann Kimmage

    Yoga instructor in Brunswick, Maine

    Brunswick, ME 04011

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