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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. TELEPHONE Treating MS

    Preparing for MS Doctor Visits

    Learn tips to prepare for successful visits with your doctor. Kathy Costello, MSCN, Associate Vice President of Clinical Care, National MS Society shares ideas on how to build a true partnership with your provider.

  2. TELEPHONE Treating MS

    Preparing for MS Doctor Visits

    Learn tips to prepare for successful visits with your doctor. Kathy Costello, MSCN, Associate Vice President of Clinical Care, National MS Society shares ideas on how to build a true partnership with your provider.

  3. ONLINE MS Education

    "Términos y definiciones usados en la esclerosis múltiple: inglés-español"

    (English-Spanish MS Terms and Definitions) ¿Tiene problemas con los términos de la EM en inglés? Descargue "Términos y definiciones usados en la esclerosis múltiple: inglés-español".

  4. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Home Care

    The Chapter provides up to 100 hours of home care services to assist an individual with the activities of daily living (dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, etc.) This program is not available for people with Medicaid or an existing insurance that includes home care as a covered service.

  5. Legal

    Legal Services

    A volunteer attorney is available two days a week to provide information and to assist members with finding legal resources for managing such issues as social security disability applications and appeals, ADA complaints, wills and trusts, etc. This program can also assist members with one-on-one coaching on personal finances--budgeting, improving credit scores and other financial management techniques.

  6. VIDEO Nutrition

    Antioxidants and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about antioxidants and if they are recommended for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

  7. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    When a Parent Has MS: A Teenagers Guide (.pdf)

    For older children and teenagers who have a parent with MS. Discusses real issues brought up by real teenagers. By Diane O’Connell with the Programs staff of the National MS Society. (Last updated July 2014)

  8. ONLINE Health & Wellness

    MS Learn Online-Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence (.pdf)

    This is the transcript from the MS Learn Online feature presentation: Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence, featuring Jodie Haselkorn, MD, Christopher Bever, MD, and Gary Herarro, PT.

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Shift in Doctor - Patient Relationship (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  10. 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.

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