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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. Nutrition

    Nutrition and Diet

    List of resources promoting nutrition and diet in people living with MS.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Talk MS: Herrin, IL

    Upcoming Meetings:

    Oct. 18, 2014, 1pm

    Nov. 15, 2014, 1pm

    Dec. 20, 2014, 1pm

    *Meets 3rd Saturday of the month

    Talk MS Groups provide an opportunity to share information, discuss common concerns, and have fun in a relaxed social setting.

    Herrin, IL 62948See Map
  3. IN PERSON Recreation

    Therapeutic Exercise Sites

    Full listing of area aquatics, yoga, pilates, zumba and tai chi classes.

  4. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Talk MS: Jefferson City, MO

    Upcoming Meetings:

    Oct. 20, 2014, 6pm

    Nov. 17, 2014, 6pm

    Dec. 15, 2014, 6pm

    *Meets 3rd Monday of the month

    Talk MS Groups provide an opportunity to share information, discuss common concerns, and have fun in a relaxed social setting.

    Multiple Dates
    Jefferson City, MO 65109See Map
  5. VIDEO Exercise

    Controlling Your Weight and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about concerns of controlling weight for people with MS.

  6. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching with a Helper for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    For individuals who need a helper. Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated February 2012)

  7. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated November 2012)

  8. VIDEO Mobility & Accessibility

    Free From Falls Part 2 (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 two of a two-part series.

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms: Numbness (Video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about numbness and multiple sclerosis.

  10. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    Self Advocacy for Medical Care and Long Term Care (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people with multiple sclerosis engage in self advocacy to better understand and guide their medical care, and, as necessary, manage their long-term care

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