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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!

    October 11, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Together in MS: Supporting Family and Friends of People with MS

    Presented by Rosalind Kalb, Ph.D & Amanda Rohrig, OTR
    Multiple sclerosis not only affects the person with MS, but it also impacts all those who care about and provide support for the person living with the disease. Anyone in this important role experiences a variety of emotions and concerns when adapting to the challenges MS brings to their lives.   Please join psychologist Rosalind Kalb, PhD and physical therapist Mandy Rohrig, PT, DPT as they talk to you and each other about ways that support partners can take care of their own wellness while providing care and support to a partner.  Read more and register.

    November 8, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Diet and Multiple Sclerosis: A Neurologist’s Perspective

    Presented by Pavan Bhargava, MD
    The Paleolithic Diet.  The  Mediterranean Diet.  The McDougall Diet.  The Swank Diet.  With so many diets being promoted, it is hard to fully understand each of their nutritional benefits, possible deficiencies, and effects on multiple sclerosis. In addition to explaining the impacts that our diet has on MS and offering evidence around some popular dietary strategies, Dr. Bhargava will answer your questions and guide you to make healthy eating choices that will benefit you and your MS!   Read more and register.

    December 13, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
    Sleep in MS: Strategies for Improving your Zzz’s

    Presented by Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC & Abbey J. Hughes, PhD
    Sleep disturbance is a common and often troubling symptom among individuals with multiple sclerosis. Whether it’s getting too little sleep, sleeping too much, or having poor sleep quality, problems with sleep significantly impact quality of life for people with MS and their loved ones. Please join clinical psychologist Abbey J. Hughes, PhD and nurse practitioner Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC as they discuss a variety of approaches for assessing and managing sleep disturbance in MS.   Read more and register.

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

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

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    These programs are possible thanks to the generous support of the following sponsors:

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    Teva Pharmaceuticals
    Acorda Therapeutics
    Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Autoimmune and Rare Diseases
    US Bank
    United Way of Eagle River Valley

    PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email: info@mscando.org
    MS Coalition Charity Navigator Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Independent Charities of America Humane Charity

    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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