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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 Support and Self Help Groups

    Southern Berkshire 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! Does not meet in August, January or February

    Multiple Dates
    Great Barrington, MA 01230See Map
  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Champlain Islands 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
    South Hero, VT 05486See Map
  3. ONLINE Exercise

    An Introduction to MS for Fitness and Wellness Professionals

    Free online training course for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers, and others who want to learn more about MS. The course provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. This online course has been approved by the American Council on Exercise for 0.4 continuing education credits.

  4. IN PERSON Exercise

    Kevin Cheng

    Fitness Together: Personal Training in Sudbury, MA

    Sudbury, MA 01603See Map
  5. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

  6. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Coffee and Conversation - Bangor

    Join others with MS for a coffee break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to socializing and meeting people in the area who are living with MS. Food and beverages are available for purchase or you can just come for the conversation. Want to start a Coffee & Conversation in YOUR area? Contact Amber Stalker at Amber.Stalker@nmss.org.

    Multiple Dates
    Bangor, ME 04401See Map
  7. ONLINE MS Education

    Hoja bilingüe de información sobre la esclerosis múltiple: Multiple Sclerosis Bilingual Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.

  8. PRINT Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group Confidentiality Agreement

    Confidentiality agreement to be signed by each Leader annually

  9. 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.

  10. IN PERSON Home

    Affordable Accessible Housing

    Affordable, accessible housing can be critical to maintaining independence and remaining engaged in the community. There are numerous housing options that can become confusing. To make things easier, the chapter has developed a user-friendly guide to help families better understand their options and evaluate their housing needs.

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