What is MS ActiveNOW?
MS ActiveNOW is a health promotion initiative for persons living with multiple sclerosis (MS) designed to:
- Increase awareness of the benefits of daily physical activity and exercise for persons with MS and providers in the health, fitness and lifestyle industry.
- Help fitness providers design exercise programs for persons with MS. So persons with MS can enjoy the benefits of exercise safely and with confidence.
- Increase access to active living and exercise opportunities in the community for persons with MS.
- Increase intention for persons with MS to be active in exercise and/or physical activity.
MS ActiveNOW uses a combination of information sessions and target specific materials in order to raise awareness and educate persons with MS, fitness and lifestyle professionals and health professionals with regard to the role of exercise in symptom management of MS and to provide a guide for suitable exercises for persons with MS. It also provides a link to community resources, for example exercise programs and opportunities within Alberta communities.
For further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Thanks to the AB Lottery Foundation