Posts By: Karen Jones

April News

Dear Readers, The big question is: “HOW much should we be doing, how much is enough, what should I be doing? “ In Generation Games we hear these questions frequently. It is not surprising, since exercising, keeping active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is now in the news more and more. The answer is: as much… Read more »

CBD Oil

I am trying to find out whether members would be interested in purchasing CBD oil, possibly through the centre.   The supplier runs a business that wholesales high quality organic CBD oil to brands in the UK and Europe and he tries to help where he can so supplies Gloucester MS centre at a highly discounted price…. Read more »

Easter Raffle

Thank you to those that bought tickets for the Easter raffle.  The draw took place on Friday and the winners were: Large Egg –  Philip Hicks Small Egg – Nandi Ablett Happy Easter everyone!

100 club winners for March

Dave Webb 1st prize Barbara Sleeman, 2nd prize Joel Baldwin, 3rd prize sharing a prize fund of: £87.50 Congratulations! You’ve got to be in in to win it!!

How do families affected by MS manage health information

Source MS Trust: Couples and families develop their own unique ways of dealing with an MS diagnosis. A recent UK study looked at how different family units affected by MS, cope with receiving MS health information.  In this study, UK researchers wanted to understand how couples and families affected by MS cope with health information. The… Read more »

The relief of diagnosis

Source Multiple Sclerosis Net: Being diagnosed with an incurable, chronic illness such as Multiple Sclerosis is never a pleasant experience. However, for many people, getting that final confirmation creates an extreme sense of relief. That sounds pretty peculiar to many people, as getting a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis is not an easy process. With no single test to determine… Read more »

The MS kids are alright

Source MS Trust: How your children will cope with your MS, is an ongoing concern for the majority of parents following diagnosis. Here Martin Baum, who was diagnosed with MS over 20 years ago and his son Josh, discuss how they coped and the impact it has had on them over the years. Many years ago,… Read more »

More sad news

Sue Alexander from Cholsey passed away last Thursday (husband Chris).  Sue had not been at the centre for quite a few years but used to be a regular on a Thursday having oxygen.   I do not have any details about funeral arrangements yet.  

Great holiday venue for disabled people and carers

One of our disabled members (in a wheelchair) has recently come back (and went last year) to a Revitalise Holiday.    They cater for every type of impairment including MS, Stroke, Dementia, Parkinsons and many more.  They have specially designed accessible excursions, live entertainment and daily activities supported by CQC-regulated care support.  They have three locations… Read more »