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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. TELEPHONE Employment

    Employment Teleconference Series: Social Security Application

    Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a difficult and lengthy process with a high chance of being denied the first time around. Disability advocate Delores Gonzalez will share information you need to know to increase your chances of getting your application approved. The online registration deadline for this call is March 27, 2014. You can still register up until the day of the call by phone at 1-800-344-4867.

  2. IN PERSON Research

    MS Research Night - Wappingers Falls

    Dr. Keith Edwards and Dr. Gareth John will present on current and future MS Therapies, MS Society’s current and upcoming research priorities and any exceptional findings from National MS Society research and also the NOW Campaign.

    Wappingers Falls, NY 12524See Map
  3. IN PERSON Research

    MS Research Night - Utica

    Featured speaker James Wymer, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology, Albany Medical MS Center. There will also be a NOW Campaign presentation by Stephanie Mincer, President and CEO of the Upstate NY Chapter.

    New Hartford, NY 13413See Map
  4. IN PERSON Research

    MS Research Night - Batavia

    Join us to hear about exciting developments in MS research from National MS Society funded researchers and other MS specialists.

    Batavia, NY 14020See Map
  5. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Monroe County Luncheon

    Join us for lively discussions, support and the opportunity to meet new people with similar experiences.

  6. TELEPHONE Exercise

    Living Well with MS Teleconference

    Achieving Optimal Wellness: Exercise and Nutrition Learn about the benefits and importance of wellness behaviors, exercise and nutrition to manage the symptoms of MS.

  7. IN PERSON Health & Wellness

    A Program Dedicated to Improved Detection, Management and Recovery from MS, Albany

    An all-day symposium, Dr. Keith Edwards, Dr. Howard L. Weiner, Dr. James Stankiewicz and Dr. Charles Rheeman will present on improved detection, management and recovery from MS.

    Albany, NY 12205See Map
  8. IN PERSON MS Education

    Navigating the Emotional Journey with MS

    Join Michelle Castelli, CSW as she uses the metaphor of a ship sailing through the sometimes calm and sometimes rough waters of the sea to illustrate the emotional journey of MS.

  9. TELEPHONE Health & Wellness

    CogniFitness: Memory, Attention and Executive Skills Teleconference

    Up to 60% of people with MS experience cognitive changes in some form. This call will discuss issues and engage you in practical activities. Learn exercises and strategies to help focus your attention, improve memory, planning & problem solving skills.

  10. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Cognifitness Challenge, Wellsville

    Approximately 50% of people with MS will experience some kind of cognitive dysfunction. Join us on May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville for a CogniFitness Challenge.


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