Programs Takecharge

Our TAKE CHARGE Program incorporates MS education, experiential activities and interaction with our medical staff of MS experts, as well as with other participants and their support partners, in a small group setting throughout a weekend. TAKE CHARGE provides participants and their support partners with an educational model that promotes learning and involvement?

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2017 Locations and Dates

Midtown Hdr Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

August 4 - 6, 2017
Application opens: TBA

What to Expect

A weekend retreat where both participants and support partners have the opportunity to learn, feel and change through a guided program, in a safe environment.
  • Presentations: To provide MS education with topics relating to disease managment, mental wellness, exercise, nutrition, resiliency and communication.
  • Workshops: To help personalize information for individual situations on topics relating to fatigue, cognition, sexuality, bowel and bladder.
  • Experiential and Group Activities: To discuss and explore desired changes and goals with experts in the field of MS.
  • Group interaction: To build supportive camaraderie and share personal experiences with professional staff and fellow participants.

Registration Fee

There is a $100 registration fee per couple, which includes all group meals, hotel lodging, educational materials, lectures and workshops for the weekend. Each accepted participant will be required to complete a payment form once you have been accepted into the program.


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

Biogen
Genentech, Inc.
Sanofi Genzyme
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Autoimmune and Rare Diseases
Mellam Family Foundation