Category: Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

Advice for Talking to Your Doctor 0

Advice for Talking to Your Doctor

Advice for Talking to Your Doctor Recently, we asked the members of our online community, My MSAA Community, what their strategies are for talking to their doctors.  Here is some of the advice and...

Common Healthcare Issues 0

Common Healthcare Issues

Common Healthcare Issues Working on the MSAA helpline we often hear different types of client experiences when it comes to working with one’s healthcare team. Some rave about their doctors and specialists and cannot...

Tips for a Successful Doctor’s Appointment 0

Tips for a Successful Doctor’s Appointment

Tips for a Successful Doctor’s Appointment Going to the doctor’s office – whether to figure out a diagnosis, determine a treatment regimen, or for a routine check-up – can be rewarding or frustrating, depending...

Laughter Therapy and Other Research Highlights 0

Laughter Therapy and Other Research Highlights

Laughter Therapy and Other Research Highlights Recently, MSAA published an article highlighting the vital information presented at this year’s Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the Annual Meeting of the...

Let Humor In 0

Let Humor In

Let Humor In I think we can agree that life is very serious a lot of the time. We all encounter situations or predicaments that require much thoughtful attention and focus, and many moments...

Does that Thermometer say 101?!?! 0

Does that Thermometer say 101?!?!

Does that Thermometer say 101?!?! I’m not sure about where you are but summer has been brutal so far this year in the North East! For you pessimists let me say “Yes, I know...

Making Travel Possible and a Priority When MS Symptoms Make it Hard 0

Making Travel Possible and a Priority When MS Symptoms Make it Hard

Making Travel Possible and a Priority When MS Symptoms Make it Hard By Stacie Prada In 2014, I visited France for the first time.  I went to Sainte-Chapelle at the recommendation of a neighbor...

Summer… Is That You?!? 0

Summer… Is That You?!?

Summer… Is That You?!? With the end of the longest winter in history outside of Westeros (I see you Game of Thrones Fans) we turn our attention to sunshine and warmer days. And with...

Accessible Travel Guides 0

Accessible Travel Guides

Accessible Travel Guides Looking to plan a vacation this summer, but you aren’t certain what your options are?  Below are three travel guides available in MSAA’s Lending Library that offer insight into travel ideas...

Travel Planning 0

Travel Planning

Travel Planning Can you believe that it’s already June? Time is flying and we’re heading into the summer season full steam ahead. With the way the weather changes it feels like we hardly get...

Read All About It: MSAA’s Newest Publications 0

Read All About It: MSAA’s Newest Publications

Read All About It: MSAA’s Newest Publications Recently, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America proudly published two new publications: the Winter/Spring 2018 Edition of The Motivator, and the 2018 MS Research Update. This newest...

Yoga Rewards 0

Yoga Rewards

Yoga Rewards As someone who is usually hesitant to try new things I’ve found that if you give something new a try, it could result in some really nice benefits and rewards. A few...

Chicago Area Resource Guide 0

Chicago Area Resource Guide

Chicago Area Resource Guide MSAA is pleased to highlight a few towns across the country to showcase local resources and support for the MS community. The first area we are highlighting is in and...

Come Float with Me… 0

Come Float with Me…

Come Float with Me… Not long ago I wrote some about my first trip to see an acupuncturist. It’s a recurring trip that I genuinely look forward to and enjoy. There are lots of...

We’re In This Together 0

We’re In This Together

We’re In This Together This month we’ve been focusing some of our entries on care partners. We often think of the individual who is diagnosed with MS or cancer or mental health but what...

Support for the Supporter 0

Support for the Supporter

Support for the Supporter Care partners are a vital source of support and assistance to those living with chronic illnesses like MS, and it’s important to realize that they need just as much care...

Five MSAA Resources for Care Partners 0

Five MSAA Resources for Care Partners

Five MSAA Resources for Care Partners MSAA strives to be a leading resource to the MS community by providing free programs and services. But did you know that MSAA’s free programs and services aren’t...