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The Virginia - West Virginia Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS throughout Virginia and West Virginia, as well as three counties in northeastern North Carolina and seven counties in southeastern Kentucky, and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.

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Registration Now Open: Live Fully, Live Well on October 17, 2015 in Virginia Beach, VA

September 2, 2015

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October 17, 2015

Registration opens at 9 a.m.
Program runs from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m
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Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel
5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA

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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. During the program, you will hear from a team of local clinicians, therapists, and instructors on various topics that promote improved health and quality of life.

Sessions include: Attending to Your Health, Maximizing Mobility, Challenges of Fatigue, Music Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Yoga, and Nutrition.

Registration is $5 per person.  The registration deadline is October 2, 2015.

Lunch is provided.

To register by phone, call the chapter at 1-800-344-4867. Limited space is available.

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About the Virginia - West Virginia Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society

The Virginia - West Virginia Chapter of the National MS Society provides comprehensive programs and advocacy to assist and empower the more than 12,000 individuals with multiple sclerosis residing throughout Virginia and West Virginia, as well as three counties in northeastern North Carolina and seven counties in southeastern Kentucky. The Virginia - West Virginia Chapter is also a driving force of research for the prevention, treatment and cure of MS and contributes funds to support National MS Society research projects worldwide. The Chapter has offices in Richmond, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; Charlottesville, VA; and Charleston, WV.

About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.

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