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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. VIDEO Nutrition

    Vitamin D (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. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  2. Nutrition

    Nutrition and Diet

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

  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Talk MS: Herrin, IL

    Upcoming Meetings:

    July 19, 2014, 1pm

    Aug. 16, 2014, 1pm

    Sept. 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
  4. IN PERSON Recreation

    Therapeutic Exercise Sites

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

  5. IN PERSON Family and Relationships

    CarePartner Resources

    CarePartners are family, friends, and neighbors. Spouses, family and friends can be drawn more closely together by their shared concerns and collaborative efforts. With appropriate information and support, carepartners can help their loved ones across their lifespan. As a carepartner it is important to remember that paying attention to your own health and well-being is essential to being able to care for someone else.

  6. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    From Clinical Trials to Treatments

    This presentation is: From Clinical Trials to Treatments.

  7. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Solving Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

    Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and and information on cognitive rehabilitation. By Nick LaRocca, PhD, with Martha King. (last updated November 2011)

  8. VIDEO Treating MS

    Treatment Options and Research Advances in Progressive MS (video)

    If you have a progressive form of MS, you undoubtedly are awaiting treatment options and research advances. Joining us as we discuss this topic with Dr. Benjamin Segal. Dr. Segal directs the Multiple Sclerosis Center, and is a professor of neurology at the University of Michigan's Holtom-Garrett Neuroimmunology Program.

  9. VIDEO Employment

    MS & the Workplace: Employer Education DVD (DVD)

    Provides basic information to employers about managing the impact of MS in the work setting.

  10. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

    Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom—roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians. (last updated May 2014)

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