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TAKE CHARGE®  Progression and Aging With MS

Find support from people who really get it, solutions to manage your MS, and guidance for navigating the healthcare system. Join this one-of-a-kind program to learn how you can take charge of your MS, your healthcare, and your life! 

Program At-A-Glance
  • Date: March 16 & 17, 2023
  • Format: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
  • Participant focus:
    • Older individuals with MS
    • Those who are experiencing disease progression
    • Support partners and caregivers are welcome

  • Application is CLOSED.
  • Please check back soon for information on upcoming TAKE CHARGE Programs.

Why Attend

At this program, you'll be empowered to take action for your wellness, manage your symptoms, and find your own way to thrive

Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding MS and Aging: Find answers to your questions about disease progression, planning for the future, and symptoms that you're not sure are due to aging or MS
  • Cognition: Get to know what's going on with your mind 
  • Managing Mobility Challenges 
  • Strategies for Healthy Eating 

You will learn:

  • SMART goals: You'll map out a personal plan for success with help from MS care professionals
  • Conversation starters: Tools to talk to your healthcare team, loved ones, and support partner
  • Lasting connections: The friendships made in these two days can last a lifetime
  • and so much more!

We highly encourage your support partner (spouse, significant other, family member, friend) to attend with you. Often support partners discover a new sense of understanding and connection that they can't find anywhere else.

What to Expect

The TAKE CHARGE Program includes pre-program video resources and a live, virtual program, which takes place:

  • Thursday, March 16, Trivia Night -  6:00 - 8:15 pm ET 
  • Friday, March 17, Workshops - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm ET 

During the program, you and your support partner will:

  • Get your questions answered by an integrated team of MS specialists and doctors
  • Develop personal goals for you to manage your symptoms and keep up with the things you love
  • Get the support you need through workshops specific to people with MS and support partners
  • Have fun and make friends!

To provide the best experience for participants, space is limited for this program. We encourage you to fill out your application as thoroughly as possible. 

This program is possible thanks to the generous support from the following sponsors: