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As a service and courtesy, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society listed below are educational opportunities from the NYC - Southern NY 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.
 

September 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2014
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Multiple Sclerosis

11a.m.-12p.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 Marie Marcano at (646) - 501-7515

September 3, 10, 17, and 24, 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
A group for men to feel comfortable expressing their MS related issues.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) - 501-7515

September 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2014
M.O.MS Support Group

11a.m.-12p.m.
NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th St
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
M.O.MS is a support group for mothers with MS.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515

September 5, 12, 19, and 26, 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
An afternoon of fun and laughs while playing board games.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515

September 8, 2014
Ask the Expert: Navigating the HealthCare System and Medical Billing

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 guide you on how to navigate the healthcare system and medical billing.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515

September 15, and 29, 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-10
New York, NY 10016
Expressing yourself through art can aid healing.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515

September 17, 2014
MOMA 
               
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
An afternoon of culture and company with a guided highlights tour.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515

September 17, 2014
Mindful Moments: Practical Stress Management Techniques for People Living with MS and Those Who Care About Them

Presenter: Sarah Waxse, LCSW, Senior Social Worker, Judith Jaffe MS Clinical Care & Research Center/Weill Cornell
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Belfer Research Building, Room 302-A (3rd Floor)
413 East 69th Street (between York Avenue & First Avenue)
New York, NY 10021
Registration is required.  Space is limited. Call: (646) 962-2339

September 17, 2014
Alternative MS Therapies

Presenter: Dr. Sylvia Klineova, Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Annenberg Building
1468 Madison Avenue at 100th Street
20th floor, Room 20-01
New York, NY 10029
Learn about alternative therapies in Multiple Sclerosis. Light refreshments will be served
Sponsorship: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Registration is required. Call: (212) 241-7958 or email donna.polisar@mssm.edu

September 24, 2014
Caregiver Support Group

5:30 – 7 p.m.
Linda Morgante Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center
Department of Neurology
883 65th Street
Brooklyn, NY  11220
Facilitator: Teresa Vuoso, LCSW
Monthly caregiver support group where concerns can be expressed, questions asked, and helpful strategies in caring for loved ones with MS shared. Light meal and refreshments served.         
Registration: Call Teresa Vuoso (718) 283-5848 or email tvuoso@maimonides.org

September 24, 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
Facilitator:  Theresa LaRocca, RN, MSCN
Monthly education & support group for individuals living with MS to have their medical questions answered, discuss concerns, and to share helpful suggestions or knowledge with others who have MS.  Light meal and refreshments served.         
Registration: Call Teresa Vuoso (718) 283-5848 or email tvuoso@maimonides.org

September 24, 2014
Neurogenic Bladder: Understanding and Managing Urological Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis
Presenter: Bilal Chughtai, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College

6 – 7 p.m.
Weill Greenberg Center
Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center, 2nd Floor
1305 York Avenue, (at East 70th Street)
New York, NY 10021
Registration is required.  Space is limited. Call: (646) 962-2339

 

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