September 2015

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 28 No 9

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger

NEXT ATOMS MEETING

Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 2:30 P.M. till 4:00 P.M.

St Stephens Presbyterian Church

2424 NW 50th  (NW 50th & Villa)

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This month Jacob Hill will be sharing some Medicare/Medicaid and disability issues with the group. We might also have some college students visit our group as part of their studies so we may have some questions from them.

MS Cure Fund

The MS Cure Fund, Inc. from Boston MA is sponsoring 2 programs.

Oct 13 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm The event is being held at the Deep Fork Grill; 5418 N. Western Ave. OKC 73118, titled “Women Thriving with MS” with Dr. Reyna from OMRF. You must register online for this event use the “Info” button below.

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Oct 14 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm The event is being held at the Sheraton Hotel; 1 N. Broadway Ave.; OKC 73102. It is titled “Risk & Benefits of Changing MS Therapies” with Dr. Pardo and Reta Jeffries. You must register online for this event use the “Info” button below

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They did not provide a phone number for reservations so if you need help signing up call Jody.

Can Do MS

Oct 13 – 7:00pm to 8:15pm Can Do MS is having a webinar titled, “Tired of Being Tired? Tips, Tools & Techniques to Keep You Going”. The event is presented by Patty Bobryk, MHS, PT, MSCS, ATP and Juliann Hanson-Ziatev, OTR. For more information on this webinar or to register click on the “Info” button below.

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Medication Seminars

As an affiliate with the NMSS, while we do not endorse specific drugs, there are a few educational events coming up that may be of interest to you.

Sep 23 – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event titled “Listen. Learn. Live life with MS”. The event takes place from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Mama Roja Mexican Kitchen ; 9219 Lake Hefner Parkway ; OKC 73120 with speaker: Gabriel Pardo.

To register for the event visit Aubagio.com or click on the “info” button below for a direct link to the registration page.

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Sep 29 – Shared Solutions (Copaxone) is sponsoring an event “Strength Through Knowledge: Managing Your Expectations”, at Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler: 33 E. 33rd St.; Edmond 73013. The event Starts at 6:30 pm and ends at 8:30 pm. Call 800-887-8100 or click on the “Call” button below from your smartphone for more information or to register.

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Oct 19 – Shared Solutions (Copaxone) is sponsoring an event “Taking Back Control: How To Manage Your Relapsing MS Symptoms”, at Pizza Hut: 2001 S. 4th St.; Chickasha, OK 73018. The event Starts at 6:00 pm and ends at 8:00 pm. Call 800-887-8100 or click on the “Call” button below from your smartphone for more information or to register.

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Oct 22 – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event titled “Listen. Learn. Live life with MS”. The event takes place from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Rococo; 12252 Northpark Mall; OKC 73120 with speaker: Gabriel Pardo.

To register for the event visit Aubagio.com or click on the “info” button below for a direct link to the registration page.

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Oct 28 – Gilenya is sponsoring an event, “What You Need To Know About Gilenya” starting at 11:30 pm with speaker Gabriel Pardo. Call 866-682-7491 or click on the “Call” button below from your smartphone for more details.

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Survey

The NMSS has put out a survey that wants to measure the impact of the MS Connection Programs. The survey is open thru Nov 20th. It can be accessed online by clicking on the “Info” button below. If you do not have computer access and prefer to do it over the phone, call Jody with your name and preferred phone number and I can set up a phone interview.

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Don’t forget Bike MS, The Road Divided, Sep 26 & 27!

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Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller

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