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    1. A Guide for Support Partners (.pdf)

      Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated January 2019)

    2. Hiring Help at Home (.pdf)

      Checklists and worksheets for people who need help at home. Forms for a needs assessment, job description, and employment contract. (last updated 2014)

    3. MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

      This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

    4. 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.

    5. 101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

      101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

    6. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 1(video)

      Part 1- Thinking Proactively About Employment

    7. Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

      The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

    8. Staying Mobile

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

    9. Affordable Accessible Housing - Maine

      Affordable Accessible Housing Guide for Maine

    10. Affordable Accessible Housing - Massachusetts

      Affordable Accessible Housing Guide for Massachusetts

    11. Affordable Accessible Housing - New Hampshire

      Affordable Accessible Housing Guide for New Hampshire

    12. Affordable Accessible Housing - Vermont

      Affordable Accessible Housing Guide for Vermont

    13. Live Fully, Live Well

      Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

    14. Emergency Preparedness

      Hurricanes, floods, fires, blizzards, earthquakes, ice storms, mud slides, power outages. They can strike fear in anyone, but don’t panic. People with disabilities are often better at coping with emergencies than others; living with MS every day teaches us how to handle the unexpected. With planning, we and our families and carepartners can feel confident.

    15. Affordable Accessible Housing - Rhode Island

      Affordable Accessible Housing Guide for Rhode Island

    16. Maine’s AccessAble Home Tax Credit Program

      Beginning in tax year 2017, Maine has an AccessAble Home Tax Credit program that allows Maine residents with a physical disability or hardship who earn under $55,000 per year to make a home modification and claim a tax credit.

    17. Ask an MS Expert: Diet and MS

      They say: “You are what you eat.” While there is no special “MS diet,” a healthy diet is an important complement to your MS treatment plan to help you feel your best. Dr. Ilana Katz Sands of Mount Sinai Hospital will lead us in a discussion around MS dietary recommendations and how to understand MS diet research studies.

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