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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 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

  2. 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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  3. Employment

    Reinvent Yourself

    Hear from others living with MS who changed careers after their diagnosis, along with a vocational specialist who will offer tips on how to navigate this transitional period.

  4. ONLINE You CAN!

    You CAN!

    You CAN! is brought to you with the help of Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis) as a reminder that despite the challenges MS may bring, you have a whole life to live. Can Do Multiple Sclerosis teaches people with MS to focus on what they ‘can do’ in life instead of what they cannot, empowering them to live fuller, more productive lives.

  5. ONLINE Home

    Hiring Help at Home (.pdf)

    Checklists and worksheets for people who need help at home. Forms for a needs assessment, job description, and employment contract. (last updated 2005)

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Hampton Bays Self-Help Group

    This group is for people with a diagnosis of MS.

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  7. 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.

  8. Employment

    Discrimination on the Job

    Think you’ve been discriminated against on the job? Want to know the signs to look for? Learn how to spot discrimination on the job, what steps to take, and where to turn for help. Get informed and know your rights in the workplace.

  9. Employment

    Wellness and Work

    Positive wellness behaviors can minimize the impact of fatigue and cognitive symptoms and lead to greater productivity on the job. Join a personal trainer and nutritionist as they share tips for physical exercise, healthy eating, stress management, and go

  10. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Plaintalk—A Booklet about MS for Families (.pdf)

    Discusses some of the more difficult physical and emotional problems many families face. By Sarah Minden, MD, and Debra Frankel, MS, OTR. (last updated January 2014)

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