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TAKE CHARGE®  

TAKE CHARGE® is a live, two-day, virtual program designed to help you find a fresh start.

Our upcoming TAKE CHARGE programs are specifically focused on the issues faced by individuals in the early-to-middle stages of life with MS. We welcome your support partner (spouse, significant other, family member, friend) to attend with you!

2021 Programs

  • Saturday, June 19 & Sunday, June 20; 11am - 6:15pm ET each day
  • Thursday, June 24 & Friday, June 25; 11am - 6:15pm ET each day

Each session will have limited seats. You can apply for one or both sessions, but may only be selected for one. Unfortunately, not everyone who applies will be selected. We encourage you to fill out your application as thoroughly as possible. The application closes on May 7.

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Why Attend

Living with MS or not, we all can use a fresh start after this past year. Now is the time to invest in yourself and your life. By spending two days with us at TAKE CHARGE, you'll be empowered to make real changes that have a real impact on your wellbeing. Topics covered will include:

  • Stress management
  • Financial planning
  • Career challenges
  • Everyday health
  • Symptom management specific to your MS

What to Expect

The TAKE CHARGE program includes pre-program learning courses and a live, two-day, virtual program. During the program, you and your support partner will:

  • Receive 1-on-1 coaching from a Neurologist or Nurse Practitioner, Financial Planner, Dietitian, and Psychologist, and Physical Therapist
  • Get your questions answered and develop personal goals
  • Get the support you need through workshops specific to people with MS and support partners
  • Have fun with other participants from across the country

Pre-program materials will be available about two weeks before the live program and will provide resources related to:

  • Mood and cognition
  • Diet, exercise, and fatigue
  • Employment and financial planning
  • What does it mean to be a support partner

RACHEL, TAKE CHARGE PARTICIPANT

"NOW, I HAVE A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE. I’M NOT LIVING IN FEAR. I CAN CONTINUE TO BE THE LOVING, ADVENTUROUS, AND CHARISMATIC WOMAN I WAS BEFORE MY MS.”



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

EMD Serono

Genentech

Sanofi Genzyme