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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.

  1. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with MS (.pdf)

    Addresses financial organization, planning, insurance options, employment concerns, and benefit issues important to people with MS and their families; provides information for the future and to meet financial challenges that often accompany life with MS. 72-pages. (This guide is a collaboration of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the National MS Society, and Paralyzed Veterans of America.)*published prior to the enactment of the ACA.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Rochester 20 & 30 Something's Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  3. PRINT Community

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

  4. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Invisible Symptoms in MS Part 1 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a two-part discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about invisible symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

  5. VIDEO Emotional Health

    Mood Changes and MS, Part 3: Diagnosing and Treating Depression (video)

    This video features a discussion on diagnosing and treating depression in people with multiple sclerosis.

  6. VIDEO Employment

    Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace (video)

    This video series is designed to provide tips to help you succeed in maintaining employment. Topics include: thinking proactively; the ADA; disclosure; managing fatigue & cognition; assistive technology. The companion toolkit provides information on resume writing, job searches, preparing for an interview, and government assistance programs. Closed captions are available by selecting the CC button on the toolbar that appears below the video in YouTube and selecting on.

  7. IN PERSON Live Fully, Live Well

    Medicare - General introduction

    For a general introduction to Medicare, including medical and hospital benefits, enrollment, billing, prescription drug costs, home health care, and more

  8. IN PERSON Exercise

    Pieters Family Life Center, Henrietta

    offers an array of classes, courses, conferences and clubs designed to put balance back into the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of your life. The Pieters Family Life Center is designed to serve the health and wellness needs of those with or without disabilities, and promote community inclusion in a bright, open and active environment for people of all ages.

  9. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Rochester Family and Friends Self Help Group

    Self-help group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Rochester, NY 14620See Map
  10. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Cheektowaga Co-Ed MS Support Group

    Support group for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates