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WGCU airs ‘Healed: Music, Medicine and Life with MS’

WGCU airs ‘Healed: Music, Medicine and Life with MS’

With photo of Jim Klages Renowned cornet virtuoso Jim Klages, at the height of his career, noticed a tingling in his arm, nearly dropping his cornet. The diagnosis: multiple sclerosis. This film takes you into one artist’s world of infirmity, hope and determination...

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Featured in eBella

Featured in eBella

Managing Stress with Multiple Sclerosis MS Center of Southwest Florida was interviewed in eBella Magazine this month. The article is in their magazine, online at the link below. The article follows the Center's adaptations to the changes that Covid-19 mandated in care...

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MS Art Exhibit

MS Art Exhibit

The MS Center’s art students’ work will be on display October 4 through November 2 at the Von Liebig Art Center, home of the Naples Art Association, 585 Park St., Naples, FL. There will be an opening reception on October 3 at 5:30pm. The Naples Art Association has...

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Anyone Can Paint!

Anyone Can Paint!

You do not need to think of yourself as “artistic” to produce artwork; art is very personal and subjective.  All you need is curiosity and a willingness to explore your own creativity. As we all know, living with MS presents unique challenges to each individual.  Some...

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MS Technology Seminars – Two Locations

Two opportunities to learn about and try out technologies that make life with MS easier. Join us for a panel presentation by local experts in assistive technology, followed by a question and answer period and the opportunity to try out some of the discussed...

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Office hours now available in Cape Coral

Office hours now available in Cape Coral

On August 6, the United Way Lee County, opened its 19th “United Way House in Cape Coral. It is located at 1105 Cultural Park Blvd (near City Hall). Each house hosts several agencies that provide local social services. The Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida...

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Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane Season runs from June 1 to November 30. The time to prepare is now. Special Needs Shelters are accepting registration. Below are some resources for preparing. Charlotte County Special Needs Program and Shelter Information Collier County Special Needs...

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MS Technology Seminar

MS Technology Seminar

Stephanie Gomez from Stabilized Steps was one of our expert panelists. On February 7, 2019, the MS Center of SWFl hosted a technology seminar for families dealing with multiple sclerosis. Our panel of experts included representatives from: Stabilized Steps -...

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