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Programs

Celebrate Your Caregiver! November is National Family Caregiver Month

By Sharleen Dupee The National MS Society supports the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) in their efforts to recognize family caregivers through our endorsement and recognition of November as National Family Caregivers (NFC) Month. This is a nationally recognized time set aside every year to thank, support, educate and celebrate more than 50 million family caregivers across the country! Many families and individuals are caregivers to a loved one. These caregivers can be sons, daughters, parents, spouse, siblings, other relatives or even a friend of the person needing assistance. According to the NFCA, the service provided by Family Caregivers represents 80% of all home care services, which is conservatively valued at $375 billion a year. The National MS Society knows that being a Caregiver is a huge responsibility that comes with joy, frustration as well as sacrifices and we want to give something back to Caregivers who have given so much, and given up so much to

support others. To help us do this, please submit the name of your Caregiver that you would like us to recognize by registering for the program at 1-800-344-4867, option 1, by October 26, 2011.

Couple’s Retreat in August a Huge Success

Couples from Oklahoma and North Texas enjoyed the 8 Hours to a Lifetime of Relationship Satisfaction Couple’s Retreat at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, OK, August 5 & 6. 8 I JOIN THE MOVEMENT: nationalMSsociety.org

Oklahoma edition: Fall 2011 MSConnection  

Oklahoma edition of the Fall 2011 MSConnection, a quarterly newsletter for persons with multiple sclerosis living in Oklahoma

Oklahoma edition: Fall 2011 MSConnection  

Oklahoma edition of the Fall 2011 MSConnection, a quarterly newsletter for persons with multiple sclerosis living in Oklahoma

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