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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. Symptom Management

    The Spectrum of MS: Improving Independence in Progressive MS

    MS symptoms can sometimes progress to they point that they significantly interfere with daily activities. Maintining control and independence in daily living does not always mean doing things the same way you did them before. This call discusses how to na

  2. Employment

    Considerations for Career Changers

    Are you having difficulty with your current job? Are you considering changing careers but need direction? This program will explore the necessary steps to effectively navigate through this transition.

  3. Employment

    A 21st Century Approach to Job Searching

    Network your way to your next job. Learn about the role online job boards and social networking websites can play in your job search. This program will include an optional online component for those who have internet access.

  4. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Someone You Know has MS: A Book for Families (.pdf)

    For children, 5-12. A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. Adapted by Martha King from original material by Cyrisse Jaffee, Debra Frankel, Barbara LaRoche, and Patricia Dick. (last updated February 2012)

  5. ONLINE Long-Term Care

    A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

    Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated December 2011)

  6. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

  7. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf)

    Facts and common misconceptions, plus practical ways to evaluate benefits and risks. By Virginia Foster. (last updated August 2011)

  8. ONLINE Exercise

    Exercise as Part of Everyday Life (.pdf)

    Physical activity can be a regular part of staying healthy if you have MS. Includes tips on handling MS symptoms. By Mary Harmon. (last updated December 2011)

  9. Employment

    Managing Fatigue on the Job

    Fatigue, one of the most common symptoms of MS, contributes to a significant amount of MS disability. This program will provide information on various causes and forms of MS fatigue and suggest workplace strategies to minimize its effects.

  10. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Scholarships

    The Society’s Scholarship Program helps highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with MS, or who have a parent with MS, achieve their dreams of going to college.

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