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As a service and courtesy, of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, listed below are educational opportunities from the NYC - Southern NY Chapter Centers for Comprehensive MS Care. Please be advised that these are not chapter-initiated programs and the chapter has not played a role in developing the content or selecting the speakers.   

To register use the phone numbers listed below. Note: By calling the centers to register you are provinding your name and other information and may receive information from them or their commercial partners.
 

December 1, 2014
Ask the Expert: Financial Planning 
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
A team of MS professionals will focus on the importance of financial planning for managing your medical needs.
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
Sponsorship: Refreshments provided by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals makers of Acthar.
 
December 2, and 15, 2014
Fatigue Management
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
This program goes over strategies to help reduce or manage fatigue. 
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 2, and 15, 2014
Fall Prevention
12 - 1p.m. 
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
Ways to make your home and work environment safer as well as strategies to prevent slips and falls.
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 2, 16, 2014
Me, Myself, and I: Living Alone with MS
3 – 4 p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
A support group for individuals living alone with MS. We will discuss topics pertinent to facing the challenges of MS as your own caregiver and to explore how to be your best self advocate.
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515
 
December 3, 2014
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
6-7p.m.
Columbia University Medical Center – Midtown Offices
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
A monthly support group for patients with MS and their loved ones. Our mission is to discuss the challenges of living with MS and create an environment that is both nurturing and educational
Registration: Email Sharonna Bloom at: sb2893@cumc.columbia.edu
 
December 3, 10, and 17, 2014
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Multiple Sclerosis
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room 
New York, NY 10016
MBSR techniques are used to help with relaxation and stress reduction for individuals with MS.
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 3, 10, and 17, 2014
Men’s Support Group
12:30 -1:30 p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room 
New York, NY 10016
For men with MS who want to talk about issues that usually don’t get talked about!
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 5, 12, and 19, 2014
Zumba Fridays 
12 – 1 p.m.
ASPIRE Center for Health and Wellness
248 West 35th Street 
Ground Floor
New York, NY 10001
Exciting free adaptive Zumba program. Individuals can participate seated or standing and rehabilitation aids are available for support.
Registration: Call (212)-453-0036
 
 
December 5, 12, and 19, 2014
M.O.MS Support Group 
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
M.O.MS is a support group for mothers with MS. 
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 5, 12, and 19, 2014
Game Day
12 - 3 p.m. 
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
1st Floor Conference Room G-10
New York, NY 10016
Join us for an afternoon of fun and laughs through social interaction.
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 8, 2014
Living with Fatigue
1– 2:15 p.m.
The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mount Sinai
Fatigue is one of the most difficult symptoms of MS to deal with and this informative lecture will provide you with tips and strategies to help you cope. Arlette Loeser is a licensed Occupational Therapist who is the founder and director at Advanced Life Care Planning, a consulting and education company geared to injury protection, home accessibility and safety.  She has lectured internationally at conferences and taught at Columbia, NYIT and Downstate.  She is currently on faculty at Mount Sinai teaching in the Masters in Public Health program.
Registration: Call Donna Polisar (212)-241-7958
 
December 8, and 15, 2014
Art Therapy                
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
1st floor Conference Room G-11
New York, NY 10016
Expressing yourself through art can help you heal. 
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 10, 2014
MOMA                 
1:40– 3:30 p.m.
Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street 
New York, NY 10019
Join us for an afternoon of fun and laughs through social interaction.
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
December 17, 2014
Living with MS
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Linda Morgante Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center
Department of Neurology
883 65th Street
Brooklyn, NY   11220
Facilitators:  Theresa LaRocca, RN, MSCN, Teresa Vuoso, LCSW 
Guest Speaker: Lea Rifkin, Nutritionist and Master's Candidate, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics New York University, will present information and recommendations for diet and nutrition.  
Light meal and refreshments will be served.          
Registration: Call Teresa Vuoso (718) 283-5848 or email tvuoso@maimonides.org
 
December 17, 2014 
Meet Me at the MET
12:30 - 3 p.m.
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Avenue 
(wheelchair entrance at 81st Street)
New York, NY 10028 
Join us for an afternoon of fun and laughs through social interaction.
Registration: Call April Jacob at (646)-501-7515 
 
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