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TAKE CHARGE®  Veterans

This TAKE CHARGE Program is specifically for U.S. veterans who are affected by 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
  • Program Dates: September 16 - 17 
  • Support partners and caregivers are welcome
  • Seats are limited

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Why Attend

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

Topics covered will include:

  • Advocating for yourself in the healthcare system: Gain the power and knowledge to be an active decision-maker in your healthcare
  • Movement & daily activity: Get active, stay mobile, and have fun
  • Relationships & communication: Find tips to talk so others will really hear you, and listen so others can really talk to you. 
  • Cognition & mood: Get to know what's going on with your mind

You'll leave this program with:

  • SMART goals: You'll map out a personal plan for success with help from MS care professionals
  • Self-advocacy tools: You'll be prepared for doctor's visits, have tools to speak up for yourself, and learn to make every conversation count
  • 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.

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What to Expect

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

  • Day 1, Trivia Night - Friday, September 16 from 6:00 - 8:15 pm ET 
  • Day 2, Workshops - Saturday, September 17 from 10:30 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. 

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