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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. Employment

    Protect Yourself: Insurance Options

    Insurance coverage on the job may involve more than just health insurance. Employer benefits may also include coverage for short-term or long-term disability as well as long-term care insurance. Learn about health insurance protections under COBRA and HIP

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. 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.

  5. ONLINE Social gatherings and networking

    MS Connection Online Community

    MSconnection.org is an online community that provides the opportunity to connect with people involved in the MS movement and with valuable content, activities and resources.

  6. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Depression and MS (.pdf)

    Symptoms of depression, the relationship between MS and depression, available therapies, and where to find help. (last updated November 2011)

  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    HOPEFitness: Nassau County

    Multiple Dates
  8. PRINT Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    With this book, readers will be able to find other options that may provide symptomatic relief when conventional therapies are limited,learn about potentially dangerous interactions between CAM therapies and medical treatments used in the management of MS, identify CAM therapies that are effective, low risk and inexpensive, and recognize ineffective, dangerous or costly alternative therapies.

  9. ONLINE Vehicles

    Driving with Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Addresses questions and concerns about how MS might affect a person’s ability to drive now or in the future. Includes information about driving evaluations and different types of auto adaptive equipment. By Pat Niewoehner, BS, OTR/L, CDRS, and Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD. (New October 2013)

  10. ONLINE MS Education

    What Is Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Symptoms, disease patterns, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and research efforts. (last updated August 2014)

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