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    UPCOMING WEBINARS – 2nd TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH

    Click on the link below to register at no charge. When you click on the link, you’ll be directed to another website called ReadyTalk, a company Can Do MS works with to provide the webinar series.

    REGISTER NOW FOR OUR WEBINARS!

    May 10, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Mind and Body: A Winning Team in Stress Management

    Presented by David Engstrom, Ph.D, ABPP & Sue Kushner, MS, PT
    Join psychologist David Engstrom and physical therapist Sue Kushner in an interactive discussion on helping your mind and body work together to reduce and more effectively manage stress.  During this program, you will learn to recognize signs of stress, understand the relationship between stress and MS, identify the costs and benefits of stress, and implement effective coping strategies, including yoga and mindfulness. Read more and register.

    June 14, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Accessible Travel Basics: From Planning to Execution

    Presented by Candy Harrington, Author & Lisa B. Kemppainen, Person Living with MS
    Author and accessible travel expert Candy Harrington will share tips, resources and hard-to-find information about the logistics of accessible travel planning; while world traveler Lisa Kemppainen will recount her globetrotting escapades in this informative webinar.  Read more and register.

    July 12, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Understanding and Managing Your Spasticity

    Presented by Gail Hartley, MSN, NP, MSCN & Kathy SanMartino, PT, NCS, MSCS
    Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles continuously and uncontrollably contract, causing stiffness and tightness of the muscles.  Starting with an overview of the central nervous system and why spasticity occurs, Gail Hartley (Nurse Practitioner) and Kathy SanMartino (Physical Therapist) will help you understand and manage this complex symptom.  Read more and register.

    August 9, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Workout Your Worries: Anxiety and Exercise in MS

    Presented by Meghan Beier, Ph.D & Amanda Rohrig, PT, DPT
    If you live with MS, you are twice as likely to experience anxiety and mood disorders. In fact, up to 60% of people with MS experience low mood or depression, and up to 40% experience anxiety. Please join psychologist Meghan Beier, Ph.D., and a physical therapist Mandy Rohrig, PT, DPT, for an honest interactive conversation about recognition of mood changes and ways to management mood with physical activity. Read more and register.

    September 13, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Health Insurance: What Everyone Needs to Know

    Presented by Meghan Beier, Ph.D & Amanda Rohrig, PT, DPT
    This webinar will provide a basic overview of the different ways people with MS and their families can get and keep health insurance, how to plan for transitions (such as moving from employer-based coverage to Medicare), and what to expect as an enrollee in a private or public health insurance plan. Read more and register.

    Did you miss a previous webinar?  You can still watch it in our webinar archive!

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    Questions?
    Anne Gilbert, Director of Programs
    800-367-3101 ext. 1281 / 970-926-1281 / agilbert@mscando.org

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    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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