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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. 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)

  3. IN PERSON Knowledge is Power

    Teleconference Series: Coping with Change

    This teleconference covers tools and methods for dealing emotionally and mentally with adversity experienced when living with a disabling disease.

    (recorded: 14 Jun 2010; time/size: 1h11m47s/13.3MB)

  4. ONLINE You CAN!

    Websites: Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Webinar Series

    Can Do MS offers a monthly webinar, taking place the second Tuesday of the month. Each session gives insight from MS experts representing different medical fields so participants can ask questions and learn more about managing their MS from the comfort of their home, free of charge. The one-hour call begins at 7pm CST.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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)

  8. ONLINE Insurance

    Websites: Medicare Webinars

    The Medicare Rights Center will host free monthly webinars on important Medicare topics. The monthly seminars will be held on the second Thursday of each month.

  9. TELEPHONE Support and Self Help Groups

    Teleconference: Caregiver Teleconnection

    The Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, bilingual, and confidential program that connects caregivers and family members to information and support through the telephone or "tele-learning."

    Multiple Dates
  10. ONLINE Nutrition

    Food for Thought—MS and Nutrition (.pdf)

    A guide to healthy eating—includes managing symptoms, changing eating habits, and the effects of diet on MS. By Denise M. Nowack, RD. (last updated January 2012)

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