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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.
 

October 1, 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 faced with MS and create an environment that is both nurturing and educational
Registration: Email Sharonna Bloom at: sb2893@cumc.columbia.edu

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Multiple Sclerosis
11:00a.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 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014
Men’s Support Group
12:30- 1:30p.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 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014
M.O.MS Support Group
11a.m.-12p.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 Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 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 through social interaction.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646)-501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 6, 2014
Ask the Expert: Women’s Health
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 how women should manage their health.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514
Sponsorship: Refreshments provided by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals makers of Acthar.

October 13, 28, 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
Strategies to help reduce or manage fatigue.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 13, 28, 2014
Fall Prevention
12- 1 p.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 Marie Marcano at (646)-501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 15, 2014
MOMA                
1:40– 3:30 p.m.

Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd St
New York, NY 10019
An afternoon of culture and company with a guided highlights tour.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646)-501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 20, 27, 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 aid healing.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646) 501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 22, 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
An afternoon of culture and company with a guided highlights tour.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at (646)-501-7515 or April Jacob at (646) 501-7514

October 22, 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: Andrea Arzt, LCSW, NYC-Southern Chapter, NY National MS Society
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
 

 

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