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    Gary Crandall sent me home with much 'food for thought.' As a result of his discussion with us, I will be able to exercise more effectively and efficiently. My motivation to push myself intelligently got a boost. My husband came home feeling more equipped to focus on his self-care and well-being for which I'm deeply appreciative.

    Julie H., JUMPSTART Program Participant

    Live Fully, Live Well

    A Wellness Program for people with MS and their support partners In collaboration with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    In 2011, Can Do MS and the National MS Society launched Live Fully, Live Well with four different components.
    This program has successfully helped people living with multiple sclerosis and their support partners move from education to action. The program components included:

    • 2012 –  Added two webinars in October (Fatigue) & November (Mobility) Learn more.
    • 2011 – Six one-day programs around the country that included a support partner curriculum.  We reached over 340 participants in 6 different cities (Maryland, Oregon, Minnesota, New Jersey, Texas and North Carolina).
    • Seven web-based videos introducing wellness topics that were later discussed and presented in our Live Fully, Live Well Webinars (see video below). Visit the National MS Society to view all Live Fully, Live Well videos.
    • Fourteen webinars covering topics on Health, Mobility, Fatigue, Travel, Future Planning, Exercise and Eating Well. Missed a webinar? You can still view the Live Fully, Live Well webinars in an archived format.
      Visit the Live Fully, Live Well Webinar Archives.
    • Meeting-in-a box tool kits for Society self-help group leaders led by the National MS Society.

    Live Fully, Live Well covered topics affecting the whole family living with MS to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life for the person with MS and their support partner. Can Do MS led the efforts for hosting the in-person programs and presenting all webinars. The National MS Society led their efforts in leading the web-based videos and produced self-help toolkits.

    Watch a preview of the Eating Well, Eating Easy webinar that aired live Dec. 1, 2011. 
    Featuring Denise Nowack, RD, Can Do MS Programs Consultant

    Watch Recorded One Hour Webinar



    This program is made possible by MS ActiveSource, which is sponsored by Biogen Idec and Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email:
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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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