These programs may be of interest to people living with MS and their friends, family, co-workers and care partners. Please review the disclaimer before signing up or taking advantage of any of these non-National MS Society programs.
Multiple Sclerosis Educational Group: Helpful, Hopeful, and Monthly!
The Multiple Sclerosis Educational Group is your opportunity to exchange information and coping strategies and get the latest on MS research and treatment in a comfortable and confidential environment. This program is designed for multiple sclerosis patients,caregivers, and families.
4th Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm
Neurosciences Conference Room
Riverside Medical Office Building
12200 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601
For more information or to pre-register, please call 757-875-7880 or visit riversideonline.com. To sign up for our monthly MS electronic newsletter go to riversidehealthdiscussions.com.
Exciting updates in the treatment of relapsing MS
Want to know more about the changes in relapsing MS treatment options — and maybe learn a little more about MS too? Join this live educational program Thursday, September 12th at 6:00 pm to get your questions answered and grab a bite (food will be provided). Biogen Idec, leaders in MS research, is pleased to sponsor this free seminar featuring MS expert Dr. Robert C. Frere, MD. Come and see what all the excitement is about! Register for this event online [MSLiveEvents.com] or you can call 866.539.8130.
Department of Veteran Affairs Caregiver Initiative
The Department of Veteran Affairs has launched a monthly support and education conference call for caregivers of Veterans with MS, where caregivers can connect and share their experiences. In addition to time for networking, educational topics and resources will also be discussed.
The group meets the fourth Monday of every month from 8-9 pm ET. The call-in number is 1-800-767-1750, access code 43157#.
For more information on this monthly support group please contact the group’s facilitator, Maggie Kazmierski, LCSW-C at 1-800-464-6295, ext. 6095/410-605-7000, ext. 6095 or email Margaret.Kazmierski@va.gov.
DISCLAIMER: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society does not endorse products, services, or manufacturers. Programs appear here solely because they are considered valuable information and you may find them beneficial. The Chapter assumes no liability for these programs or the use or contents of any product or service mentioned. Additionally, it is important to note that any person registering for the programs listed below will be sharing their personal information with an organization outside of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.