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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. IN PERSON Exercise

    ACAC Feelin' Fit with MS Fitness Class

    (West Chester, Pa.) Ongoing fitness classes for people living with MS. All classes are 45 minutes. Mondays and Thursdays, noon: water classes Wednesdays, noon: strength and balance classes Fridays, noon: yoga classes ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center 1130 McDermott Drive West Chester, PA 19380 Fee: Free To register: Contact Christine Scott Metcalf at (610) 431-7000 or christines@acac.com

  2. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

  3. ONLINE Exercise

    An Introduction to MS for Fitness and Wellness Professionals

    Free online training course for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers, and others who want to learn more about MS. The course provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. This online course has been approved by the American Council on Exercise for 0.4 continuing education credits.

  4. VIDEO Nutrition

    Antioxidants and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about antioxidants and if they are recommended for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

  5. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

  6. Health & Wellness

    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis

    local programs & national webinars (national)

  7. TELEPHONE Emotional Health

    Caring for caregivers

    MS affects every family member, especially those closest to the person living with the disease; that's why we provide respite assistance, counseling services and family programs.

  8. ONLINE Social and Emotional support

    Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.

  9. IN PERSON Mobility & Accessibility

    Classified Ads

    Please note: These listings are for our constituents in the Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Lehigh Valley, Pa. areas. If you're from another area and would like to list an item, please contact your local chapter office.

  10. 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)

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