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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 Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Vision (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses the types of vision problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms

  2. IN PERSON Recreation

    Camps: Getaway Weekend (Louisiana)

    Getaway Weekend is a 2-night weekend retreat for individuals living with MS, along with their spouse, carepartner, friend and/or adult family member.

    Multiple Dates
    Woodworth, LA 71485
  3. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Healthcare Reform, Key Issues

    This teleconference broadly discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and possible positive and negative impacts for people living with MS.*

    (recorded: 13 Oct 2010; time/size: 1h1m19s/16.5MB)

    *not intended as a comprehensive, personalized review; please discuss with an insurance counselor if you have any questions about your particular situation.

  4. TELEPHONE Support and Self Help Groups

    Third-Party Services: MSFriends

    This resource offers a telephone-based peer support helpline, staffed with people who know first-hand what it is like to live with MS. The helpline is available daily from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Central time.

  5. ONLINE Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge Is Power

    Knowledge Is Power is a free, in-home educational series for people newly diagnosed with MS and their families. This comprehensive program provides up-to-date facts about many aspects of MS. (Available in Spanish.)

  6. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Websites: Caregiver SOS

    The Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, bilingual, and confidential program that connects caregivers and family members to information and support through the telephone or “tele-learning”. The Caregiver Teleconnection provides learning sessions on a variety of useful topics, hosted over the phone by professional facilitators and experts. Family caregivers have the opportunity to connect and share with others in their situation during the sessions.

  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    Exercise Group: Albuquerque

    This informal social group meets at the Del Norte Sports and Wellness Center pool twice weekly for swim and movement exercises.

    Multiple Dates
    Albuquerque, NM 87109See Map
  8. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

    The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

  9. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Teleconference Series: Cognitive Changes in MS

    This teleconference covers the role of cognition in people living with MS, how cognition can be affected by MS, and how these symptoms can impact treatment.

    (recorded: 12 Apr 2010; time/size: 1h17m10s/19.4MB)

  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Roswell

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Roswell, NM 88201See Map

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