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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. VIDEO Exercise

    Yoga: For MS and Related Conditions (DVD)

    Who is this tape for? Anyone with limited mobility. This includes people with: Multiple Sclerosis, Mild Arthritis, Chronic Illness or Pain, Post-Polio Syndrome,or Chronic Fatigue. This tape is also for Seniors and anyone with daily stresses as well as people who are overweight or temporarily limited. If aerobics videos are too difficult, but you know that you need to exercise - This is the tape for you!

  2. ONLINE Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  3. ONLINE Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance Programs

    This nationwide program is comprised of a range of initiatives that support independence, safety, health and quality of life for people living with MS. This program offers guidance and resources to help contain the financial impact of MS.

  4. ONLINE One-on-one Peer Support

    One-on-One Peer Connections

    Through the Peer Connections program you can search for and connect with a peer support volunteer who has “been there” and can provide you with helpful tips, suggestions and emotional support for the challenges that MS throws at you. You can connect with your peer via one-on-one ongoing telephone or email conversations. Peer Connections volunteers have been through a rigorous screening and training process.

  5. IN PERSON Emotional Health

    Visitation

    Trained volunteers and staff are linked with people who have MS and their family members for face-to-face visits in their homes or in long-term care facilities.

  6. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Marion Self-Help Group

    Self-Help Groups bring people together who share a common life experience (living with MS) for support, education and mutual aid. Members share a belief that positive personal change can happen through individual effort with the support of others. Please read each description as focus varies from group to group. Whatever your interest, the Ohio Buckeye Chapter has a group for you!

    Multiple Dates
    Marion, OH 43302See Map
  7. ONLINE Emotional Health

    MS and the Mind (.pdf)

    A reprint from InsideMS. Covers depression, cognitive functions, mood swings, coping tips and medications. (last updated June 2008)

  8. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    MS Motivated Supporters & Awareness Group

    Self-Help Groups bring people together who share a common life experience (living with MS) for support, education and mutual aid. Members share a belief that positive personal change can happen through individual effort with the support of others. Please read each description as focus varies from group to group. Whatever your interest, the Ohio Buckeye Chapter has a group for you!

    Multiple Dates
    Mansfield, OH 44906See Map
  9. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    From Clinical Trials to Treatments

    This presentation is: From Clinical Trials to Treatments.

  10. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Solving Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

    Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and information on cognitive rehabilitation. By Nick LaRocca, PhD, with Martha King. (last updated November 2011)

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