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    The CAN DO Program staff weren’t talking about the things that I was no longer able to do. They were emphasizing what I still could do. It was so uplifting.

    Jonna P., CAN DO & JUMPSTART Program Participant
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    The Can Do Way


    What is Lifestyle Empowerment?

    Lifestyle empowerment is about learning the individualized skills and mindset to take active charge of your health and your life with multiple sclerosis. It’s about helping you regain a sense of control, dignity and freedom by teaching you and your support partner how to overcome your unique challenges and create personalized lifestyle strategies that help you and your support live your best lives with MS.

    Our approach to lifestyle empowerment is rooted in a unique whole person, whole health, whole community philosophy to maximizing health and living with MS. Our personalized, engaging, and experiential programs expand and deepen understanding of the physical, emotional, interpersonal, intellectual and spiritual aspects of living with MS. We help participants gain the skills, tools and strategies to manage their unique condition through personalized:

    • Nutrition strategies
    • Exercise strategies
    • Communication skills
    • Stress management skills
    • Goal setting skills
    • Prioritization skills

    The Start of A Whole New Way of Living With MS

    A Unique Multi-Dimensional Approach
    Our whole person, whole health and whole community approach to MS provides people and their support partners with a comprehensive, multi-dimensional view of MS that addresses the physical, interpersonal, emotional, intellectual and spiritual aspects that are unique to them. 

    Whole Person
    No two people are alike and no two people with MS have the same symptoms. We start where you are, equipping you with the personalized knowledge, tools and understandings to manage your unique condition and to set realistic, personalized goals that address your unique health and life needs right now.

    Whole Health 
    We’ll expand and integrate your knowledge of the physical, emotional, intellectual, interpersonal and social aspects of living with MS and help you address the aspects that are unique to you.

    Whole Community
    MS is a family disease and it takes a village to live your best life with MS. We offer the industry’s most comprehensive program for support partners and loved ones, enhancing overall health and well-being by addressing challenges that are unique to families living with MS. We also work collaboratively with our collaborative partners to make sure you have the resources and support you need live your best life with MS.

    100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200 PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email: info@mscando.org
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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
    Charitable Organization Number: 74-2337853

    Formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis | Founded by Jimmie Heuga

    A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
    that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.

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