November is National Care Partner Appreciation Month.
Whether you care for or care about someone with MS, it can be both rewarding and exhausting. Partners, family and friends can be drawn closer by meeting the challenges together. In honor of these exceptional people, November has been designated National Care Partner Appreciation month. The chapter would like to help you thank your special care partner by sending a coffee mug full of treats along with a letter from you! Please write a letter addressed to your care partner thanking them for what he/she has done for you. Limit one per family. Mugs will be sent out in November. Send your letter with the name and address of your care partner to the National MS Society, 3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27609 by November 30th.
Connect to the information you need – information and guidance on current matters essential to living one’s best life with MS. The program offers seven different topics annually. Each free telelearning will feature topic-area expert(s) by phone with online presentations, and Q&A session.
Register online at http://www.nationalmssociety.org/telelearning or call 1-800-344-4867.
Schedule and topics
Tips for People with MS and Their Partners – Planning for the Future
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 5 pm ET
Thursday, November 20, 2014- 10 pm ET
Learn about the legal and financial considerations critical for partners and people living with MS. Presented by Dick Bell of Financial Education Partners Foundation and Bradley Frigon of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
MS Research – Your Questions Answered
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 7 pm ET
Thursday, January 22, 2015- 10 pm ET
Explore current work being done by the Progressive MS Alliance Initiative and the Wellness Work Group with Bruce Bebo, Executive Vice President of Research, National MS Society and Doug Landsman, Senior Director of International Research Programs, National MS Society.
Join us on Saturday, November 15th in Cary, NC; Concord, NC or Columbia, SC for our 2014 Annual Meeting and Education Conferences, "Make Every Connection Count.” Each conference will offer morning breakout sessions, a vendor room and a keynote presentation, followed by the annual meeting and volunteer recognition luncheon. Cost to attend is $5 per person.