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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: Top 10 MS Questions

    This call addressed the most common questions and concerns facing individuals newly diagnosed with MS.

  2. IN PERSON Financial Planning

    Affordable Accessible Housing: A Guide for People with MS on Long Island

    Guide to local resources for locating affordable accessible housing, such as the Section 8 Program, mortgage assistance programs, Medicaid waiver programs, etc.

  3. 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.

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. 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.

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Let's Be Positive

    This group is for people with a diagnosis of MS and their current caregiver.

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  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. IN PERSON Emotional Health

    Meditate Your Way to Better Health

    The brain is a powerful force that can be your friend. Mind/body work can develop the skills needed to take charge of what shapes your life. Ruth Geller, a meditation practitioner, designed this program to improve overall health and daily performance.

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