PCORI 2016 Keynote Address- the importance of  patient centered medical research

Can Do MS Webinar: "GPS For Your MS"

"Just like a road trip requires diligent planning and routing, you can best succeed in your journey with MS by “mapping out” a comprehensive wellness plan with the help of your health care team. Stephanie Buxhoeveden, nurse practitioner, and Peggy Crawford, psychologist lead an exciting multi-disciplinary discussion on tools and techniques to help you grow"

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Can Do MS Webinar: "Managing Complex Care Needs Whenever They Occur"

"Whether it’s a particularly severe early relapse or challenging symptoms related to the progression of the disease, individuals with MS and their families may be confronted with complex problems that feel overwhelming. Join our interdisciplinary team, including a nurse practitioner, physical therapist and psychologist, for tips on how to access and coordinate the care and support you need when the going gets tough. In this webinar, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at strategies to manage your care needs while attending to the overall health and well-being of the person with MS and their support partner."

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Can Do MS Webinar: "Managing Complex Care Needs Whenever They Occur"

"Whether it’s a particularly severe early relapse or challenging symptoms related to the progression of the disease, individuals with MS and their families may be confronted with complex problems that feel overwhelming. Join our interdisciplinary team, including a nurse practitioner, physical therapist and psychologist, for tips on how to access and coordinate the care and support you need when the going gets tough. In this webinar, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at strategies to manage your care needs while attending to the overall health and well-being of the person with MS and their support partner."

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TEDxHerndon Talk- "Thriving in the Face of Adversity"

Can Do MS Webinar: "Sleep and MS: Strategies for Improving Your Zzz's"

"Sleep disturbance is a common and often troubling symptom among individuals with MS. Getting too little sleep, sleeping too much, or having poor sleep quality, significantly impacts the quality of life for people with MS and their loved ones. Please join clinical psychologist Abbey J. Hughes, PhD and nurse practitioner Stephanie Buxhoeveden, MSCN, MSN, FNP-BC as they discuss a variety of approaches for assessing and managing sleep disturbance in MS."

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"Whatever it Takes" Presentation for the National MS Society's Leadership Conference

Stories from people living with MS and MS researchers, all doing whatever it takes to overcome their challenges, and improve the lives of all those affected by MS.

Can Do MS Webinar: "Realistic Resolutions: Changing Resolutions Into Habits"

"Every day provides opportunity for making healthier choices in the pursuit of wellness, but this feels particularly true in January when people are usually more motivated to make a fresh start as the New Year begins. This program will discuss the dimensions of wellness and effective strategies to use when working toward living a well-balanced life. These strategies include replacing unhealthy behaviors with healthy ones by setting SMART goals that are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic, and time-bound. Your New Year’s resolutions are more likely to be achieved when they are SMART ones!"

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Can Do MS Webinar: "Realistic Resolutions: Changing Resolutions Into Habits"

"Every day provides opportunity for making healthier choices in the pursuit of wellness, but this feels particularly true in January when people are usually more motivated to make a fresh start as the New Year begins. This program will discuss the dimensions of wellness and effective strategies to use when working toward living a well-balanced life. These strategies include replacing unhealthy behaviors with healthy ones by setting SMART goals that are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic, and time-bound. Your New Year’s resolutions are more likely to be achieved when they are SMART ones!"

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Live Fully, Live Well Program on Cognition

Learn about how MS impacts cognition, when to talk to your neurology team, and ways to help manage symptoms.

MS Path2Care Webinar #1: Finding and Partnering with your Healthcare Team

"Everyone can thrive in living with MS, but getting answers to your questions- or just getting started- can be overwhelming. You don't have to go it alone...the "path" is easier and more effective when you work as part of a team!  MS Path 2 Care provides a roadmap to finding trusted resources and building collaborative relationships with your healthcare team. These online programs will provide practical problem-solving approaches to utilizing the best resources for you and your loved ones." 

MS Path2Care Webinar #1: Finding and Partnering with your Healthcare Team

"Everyone can thrive in living with MS, but getting answers to your questions- or just getting started- can be overwhelming. You don't have to go it alone...the "path" is easier and more effective when you work as part of a team!  MS Path 2 Care provides a roadmap to finding trusted resources and building collaborative relationships with your healthcare team. These online programs will provide practical problem-solving approaches to utilizing the best resources for you and your loved ones." 

MS Path2Care Webinar #2: Navigating Healthcare Resources

This webinar was created to help you find and utilize resources to address your specific needs. Two MS healthcare experts and a person living with MS will show you resources for MS care, wellness, social support, financial planning, employment options, and more.