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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. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  2. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Mighty Oaks 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
    Uniontown, OH 44685See Map
  3. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    MS in Motion 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
    Port Clinton, OH 43452See Map
  4. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Multiple Sclerosis and Your Emotions (.pdf)

    How to manage some of the emotional challenges created by MS. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD (last updated December 2011)

  5. IN PERSON Financial Assistance

    Durable Medical Equipment and Cooling Products

    Assists people with MS to maintain their independence and health

  6. VIDEO Nutrition

    Nutrition and MS (video)

    This video provides information on maintaining general good health and following the recommendation of MS specialists that people with MS adhere to the same low-fat, high-fiber diet that’s recommended for the general population.

  7. VIDEO Treating MS

    Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (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. Download a copy of the companion book and transcripts.

  8. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

  9. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf)

    Facts and common misconceptions, plus practical ways to evaluate benefits and risks. By Virginia Foster. (last updated August 2011)

  10. IN PERSON Exercise

    Health & Wellness

    We help to keep you moving through aquatic and yoga classes. Our staff will also help you to locate other local community resources. 

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