2019 Young Adult Webinar Series
As a young adult living with MS, you may be facing a unique set of personal and professional challenges. How will MS impact your career? What effects will MS have on your mood and cognition? Will your loved ones, both now and in the future, see beyond your disease?
In this three-part Young Adult Webinar Series, participants (including support partners!) will learn about strategies and resources to face their unique set of personal and professional challenges, discover new questions and answers to their concerns, and feel more connected and confident in their lives beyond MS, now and in the future.
Investing in Your Future
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 8pm EST
We all have an idea of what our lives will look like. MS can change that idea in many ways. In this interactive webinar, we will discuss resiliency, communication, and team approaches for investing in your health and wellness, relationships, and employment.WATCH
Staying Active in an Unfamiliar Body
Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 8pm EST
In our busy lives, it is hard to prioritize and strategize exercising so we can feel our best and protect our physical abilities for the future. This becomes even more difficult with the challenges of MS. In this webinar, a renowned exercise physiologist and physical therapist will help participants and support partners understand how exercise can impact disease progression (including mood, cognition, and relationships); adapt physical activities as your symptoms fluctuate; and make a plan to use exercise to help manage MS symptoms and prevent other health conditions.WATCH
The Art of Communication
Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 8pm EST
Learning strategies to communicate effectively and adapt when talking to healthcare providers, employers, co-workers, family members, spouses, and even romantic interests can help you advocate for yourself, take control of your lives, and maintain a strong, positive outlook on your future. This webinar will feature interactive exercises focused on helping participants and support partners prioritize questions and brain chatter; build adaptable, multi-dimensional communication skills; and manage internal and external factors that may impact communication.WATCH
Can Do On Demand: Young Adults Real World Scenarios
An interactive, online education program to help families with MS improve their overall quality of life and maintain healthy lifestyles. Select a learning module below to get started!
Young and Single
Chelsea, a single woman in her late 20’s, was diagnosed with MS two years ago.WATCH
Married With Kids
Joe and Anne, a couple in their 30’s with children, have been married 10 years.WATCH
Young Adults Podcast
What better way to hear about these topics than form people within the MS Community!
The next three Young Adults Podcasts will be released on October 24, 2019.
Stream, download, and listen on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts.
This program is possible thanks to the generous support of the following sponsors: