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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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    At Home with MS—Adapting Your Environment (.pdf)

    Modify a house or apartment to save energy, compensate for reduced vision or mobility, and live comfortably when MS is severe. Many do-it-yourself changes. By Jane E. Harmon, OTR. (last updated December 2011)

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    Hiring Help at Home (.pdf)

    Checklists and worksheets for people who need help at home. Forms for a needs assessment, job description, and employment contract. (last updated 2005)

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    Accessible Housing

    The National MS Society can help connect you with accessible housing or home modifications to help you remain independent yet connected to your community.

  4. 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.

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    Scooter Buyer's Guide

    Are you considering a scooter purchase? The buyer's guide provides you with valuable questions to make sure the equipment meets your needs.

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    MSClassifieds.org

    MSClassifieds.org is a virtual marketplace to buy, sell, donate and find goods to help people with MS move their lives forward. National MS Society members are not required to purchase equipment from vendors or individuals listed on MSClassifieds.org to be eligible for funding. Equipment may be purchased from vendors or individuals of your choice.

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    Equipment Loan Program

    The Equipment Loan Program allows people living with MS to "try out" durable medical equipment before making an important purchase, or to simply borrow equipment to address a temporary need related to the unpredictable nature of MS.

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    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

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    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

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Group Leader Resources

The Society recognizes that well trained and supported volunteers are key to the ongoing delivery of self-help groups and one-on-one peer support. Click here for resources available to assist and support you in your leadership role.