March 23, 2011

With various adjustments made along the way, most individuals with MS may look forward to a fulfilling and productive lifetime. A professional in-home caregiver experienced in MS care such as those at Continuum can help with interventions to fight MS fatigue. Contact us for more information on how our in-home caregivers can make a person with MS feel enabled, motivated and connected to others.

Looking for more information? There are many great online resources and support forums for family members to connect. Here are a few favorites:

National MS Society
Although there is still no cure for MS, effective strategies are available to modify the disease course, treat flare-ups, manage symptoms, and improve function and safety to enhance the quality of life for people living with MS. Read more about treatments at The National MS Society website.

Managing Symptoms of MS
The MS Society provides a series of educational videos on managing MS symptoms such as pain, tremors, seizures and loss of balance.

MS-Gateway is an international community and information website about Multiple Sclerosis, which offers thousands of MS patients an informative, web-based tool for up to date information and resources to manage the disease.

How I Fight MS
How I Fight MS is a site featuring the stories of five people living victoriously with MS. They share their stories and insights through videos, blogs, photos and more.

Clinical Trials and Research Studies Resource
The MS Foundation provides several links to current clinical trials and research studies on MS.

MS Forums
The MS Foundation provides several forums for those with MS, including an Ask the Doctor forum, Peer-to-Peer forum, Families forum, Voices forum for sharing poems and art inspired by MS and an African Americans with MS forum.