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Archive for August 2014

August 19, 2014 - Carepartner Teleconference Series: How to Make Your Life Easier

Posted by pae on 26th August 2014

Just as there are a wide range of abilities and disabilities among people with MS, there are a wide range of caregiving activities.  In this recording, we discuss the array of mobility aids, tools, technology, adaptive strategies, and environmental modifications available to help carepartners conserve energy, simplify work, and ensure safety for everyone.

Guest Speaker: Marnie Renda, OTR/L, CAPS, Independent Living Specialist


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August 7, 2014 - Finding the Right Balance: Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle Modifications for MS

Posted by pae on 13th August 2014

What do dietary supplements, exercise, and meditation have in common? They're all complementary and alternative therapies used in the treatment of MS symptoms. Join Dr. Allen Bowling, a neurologist and MS specialist, for a comprehensive overview of such therapies, with a particular focus on diet and exercise.

About the Presenter
: Dr. Allen Bowling, a nationally renowned neurologist and multiple sclerosis specialist in the Denver metropolitan area, has a longstanding interest in MS and has a passion for providing care to those with MS. He is currently the Medical Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Service at the Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI) and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Colorado-Denver and Health Sciences Center.


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