When: Meets second Saturday of each month alternating between online and in-person format. (The group meets October through May)
Where: Wheaton Community Recreation Center (In-person meetings only )
11711 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
The mission of MS Thrivers is to help each attendee to take an active role in the management of their disease. To control what they can control. To see what is possible. To thrive with MS.
In-person meetings will focus exclusively on learning about different forms of exercise where an expert instructor will lead the group through an exercise session.
Online meetings will utilize classroom type software which requires no special software or hardware to participate. Each online meeting will feature someone living with MS whose story of adapting their lives to thrive with MS will inspire you.
The only criteria to join this group is a commitment and desire to live as well as possible with MS and to encourage others in the same endeavor. Participants are welcome to bring family and friends in their support systems. The group will be led by Gary Pinder. Gary has lived with MS for 17 years and, to complement MS maintenance drugs which he has remained fully compliant with, has utilized exercise and other wellness techniques as a key strategy for remaining as well as possible. Gary and his family recently hiked to Everest Base Camp in Nepal.
For further information about the group or to be added to the group’s email list, please contact Gary Pinder at firstname.lastname@example.org.