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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. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Websites: United Way

    As many as one-third of working Americans do not earn enough money to meet their basic needs. Wages have not kept pace with the rising cost of housing, healthcare, and education and currently, 40 million Americans are working in low-paying jobs without basic health and retirement benefits. For families walking a financial tightrope, unable to save for college, a home, or retirement, United Way is here to help.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Self-Help Group: Edgewood

    Self-help group for individuals living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Edgewood, NM 87015See Map
  3. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: US Social Security Program

    U.S. Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs website

  4. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: US Medicare Program

    U.S. Medicare program website

  5. VIDEO Work

    MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

    This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

  6. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: Medicare Webinars

    The Medicare Rights Center will host free monthly webinars on important Medicare topics. The monthly seminars will be held on the second Thursday of each month.

  7. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Symptomatic Treatment Trials

    This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

  8. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

  9. ONLINE Support and Self Help Groups

    Online Groups

    Online groups bring people together on a regular basis for mutual support, education and camaraderie. MSconnection.org groups have different purposes and goals. Groups may focus on support, advocacy, education, or be more social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, carepartners, or people who are newly diagnosed.

  10. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Working and Keeping Benefits

    This teleconference discusses the unique challenges people with MS may face in their various careers and keeping existing benefits, as well as disability services and work incentives for people out of work due to MS, and finally disclosure and accommodation of your diagnosis in finding new work.

    (recorded: 9 Mar 2011; time/size: 54m06s/15.3MB)

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