Researchers funded by the MS Society have found that short periods of moderate intensity aerobic exercise (like walking or steady cycling) can help to improve fatigue levels and enhance overall quality of life in people with MS. Read
Our next Open Day will be on Wednesday, 5 February from 10 am to 3 pm at Peachcroft Christian Centre, Lindsay Drive, Abingdon, OX14 2RT. The theme for this Open Day will be “Eating, Drinking, Kitchen and Clothing”. We hope to have information and examples of both small and larger aids. As always all are welcome to attend our Open Days. Just drop in. Refreshments available.
CAN regularly inhaling pure O2 help ease the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?
Article from The Daily Express
Every week Brendan Hilton steps into a high-pressure chamber, pulls a mask over his face and breathes in a high dose of oxygen. The 32-year-old, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, has found that the treatment eases symptoms of the incurable disease. Read more
A very Happy New Year to you all!
We have lots of exciting things planned for our 30th Anniversary which we will share with you over the coming weeks.
Richard and I are giving up alcohol during January and want to use the opportunity to raise money for a local Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre which benefits many women and men in Oxfordshire, including a very close friend of oursPlease would you visit our fundraising page, Running On Dry for MS, and consider making a donation?
Thanks and Happy 2014 to all!
A big thank you to MEPC for organising the tombola for the Centre at their Christmas Fayre, we really do appreciate their continued support.
The tombola raised £223 for the Centre, thanks go to Emma from Asda and Dave Webb for manning the stall.
PIP – two new resources available
For people who currently claim DLA we have a factsheet about moving from DLA to PIP: Changing from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
For people making a new claim, or being reassessed, we have a guide: Claiming Personal Independence Payment.
Both of these resources are available to download or to order from the online shop. We are sending sample copies to all branches.
You can now download a revised version of this resource from the website. We have withdrawn the previous printed booklet because it is out of date. Please destroy any remaining copies.
Multiple Sclerosis Society. Registered charity nos. 1139257/SC041990. Registered as a limited company in England and Wales (07451571).
Mae Multiple Sclerosis Society yn elusen gofrestredig 1139257 / SC041990 a chwmni cyfyngedig dan warrant yn Lloegr a Chymru (07451571).