Posted Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Edwards, Colo. - Can Do MS flagship CAN DO Program's application deadline is Wednesday, April 6, 2011. CAN DO Programs are limited to the 24 participants and their support partners. These programs fill quickly, so please apply by the application deadline stated below.
Imagine a program dedicated exclusively to helping you live your best life with MS. A personal and powerful multiple sclerosis program that addresses your unique physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual needs and provides you with the knowledge, skills, support and confidence to transform challenges into possibilities. Our world-renowned CAN DO Program offers the industry’s most comprehensive view of multiple sclerosis, taking you on a profound exploration of your unique condition and empowering you with a whole person, whole health and whole community approach to living fully with MS.
EXPLORE. DISCOVER. REALIZE. LIVE.
Using a interdisciplinary team of nationally recognized professionals, this intensive four-day program goes well beyond traditional health and wellness programs by providing comprehensive assessments and education about MS – its effects, treatment options and lifestyle adaptation strategies. Through seminars, interactive workshops, support groups and goal setting, participants develop a personalized lifestyle plan, learning how to address lifestyle areas unique to them, including nutrition, exercise, rehabilitation, mobility, bladder/sexual function, psychological support, and ways to seek out and acquire needed resources. With a staff to participant ratio of 2:1, participants receive an unsurpassed level of personal attention and are able to speak with medical professionals in an intimate, unhurried environment that is rare in health care today.
INCLUDING SUPPORT PARTNERS IN THE JOURNEY
Spouses, family members or friends are encouraged and even expected to attend the CAN DO Program. Special sessions are devoted to this group to explore their needs, goals, concerns and challenges.