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Home > Publications > Solutions for Wellness: A Guide to MSAA's Programs and Services - Second Edition

Solutions for Wellness

A Guide to MSAA's
Programs and Services


Written by: Susan Wells Courtney
Edited by: Peter Damiri, Andrea Griesé, Robert Rapp, and Cindy Richman

Copyright © Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 2011. All rights reserved. This booklet is protected by copyright. No part of it may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission from MSAA.

MSAA strives to provide useful, up-to-date information on matters of concern to MS patients and their families. This material is intended for general informational purposes only, and it does not constitute medical advice. You should not use the information presented as a means of diagnosis or for determining treatment. For diagnosis and treatment options, you are urged to consult your physician.

Those affiliated with this booklet and MSAA cannot be held responsible for any unintentional errors in the writing of this booklet, or changes in information that may occur, possibly affecting certain details of an explanation, assumption, or treatment.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Providing Details... on MSAA and MS

  • Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA)
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Section One: Offering Lifelines... for information and support

  • Online response forum
  • MSAA's toll-free bilingual Helpline
  • My MS Manager™ mobile phone application

Section Two: Finding Answers... about living with MS and managing the disease

  • MSAA's website
  • MSAA's publications
  • MSi educational online video series
  • Lending Library (some books available in Spanish)
  • S.E.A.R.C.H.SM program
  • MRI Diagnostic Fund
  • MSAA MRI Institute

Section Three: Easing Daily Life... through equipment distribution and housing

  • Equipment Distribution Program (assistive and mobility items)
  • Cooling Equipment Distribution Program (for heat-sensitive MS)
  • Barrier-Free Housing Program (in limited areas)

Section Four: Staying Connected... with the MS community, medical experts, and MS organizations

  • Public education and awareness events
  • Networking Program
  • Social media
  • Multiple Sclerosis Coalition

Section Five: Supporting MSAA's Mission... through making donations, volunteering, and fundraising

  • Swim for MS
  • Regional offices

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013