Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

National Education Series Webinars


To support the community of individuals affected by MS, the MS Society of Canada is developing a series of eight free nationwide webinars. Join us live from the convenience of your home or office for in depth discussions with experts on a variety of topics related to MS.

Anyone who is affected by MS or an allied condition, is welcome and encouraged to participate in this webinar series. Each webinar is designed to provide individuals in our community with information, tools and resources that can be used to help to live your best life with MS.

Please see the information below for dates, topics, speakers and registration information for each webinar. As these webinars will take place over 2016/2017, more information will be provided for future webinars as it becomes available.

If you would like to receive updates on upcoming webinars, please sign up here .

Not able to attend one of the sessions? Visit our Archived Webinar page for recordings from past webinars in this series. Recordings are available within 1 week of the live event.

Questions?
Contact Andria Samis, Manager, Special Projects
1-866-922-6065 ext.3170/ andria.samis@mssociety.ca

Cognitive and brain changes in MS

Date: Monday March 27, 2017

Time: 1:00-2:30pm MDT / 3:00-4:30 pm EDT

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This webinar will be hosted by Alberta & North West Territories Division.

Summary: Changes in thinking and memory are common in MS and can be a challenge to everyday functioning, quality of life, and independence. This webinar will provide an overview on measurement of cognitive changes in MS and their underlying brain changes. Risk and protective factors for MS brain health will be summarized, with an outlook on strategies to address them.

Speaker: Dr. Fujiwara is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute and the MS Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta. Her research interest is the intersection between cognition and emotion and her work includes behavioural and neuroimaging studies in health and disease. She has worked in different academic/research locations in Germany (University of Bielefeld and University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf) and Canada (Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto).

MS Mood and Cognition

Date: April 25, 2017

Time: 5:00-6:30pm CST / 6:00-7:30 pm EDT

This webinar will be hosted by Saskatchewan Division. Please check back closer to the webinar date for more information and to register for this event.

Diet, Active Living & Stress Management

Date: May 16, 2017

Time: 6:00-7:30pm ADT / 5:00-6:30 pm EDT

This webinar will be hosted by Atlantic Division (English). A similar session will be hosted by Quebec Division (French) and will take place in May of 2017, date and time TBA. Please check back closer to the webinar date for more information and to register for this event.

Complementary Therapies

This webinar will be hosted by the National office and will take place in June of 2017, date and time TBA. The presenter will be a naturopathic doctor. Please check back closer to June for more information and to register for this event.

MS Fatigue Management (Past Event)

This webinar took place on November 3rd, 2016. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.

Bladder and Bowel Continence...Meet your Friend, the Pelvic Floor Muscle! (Past Event)

This webinar took place on Jan 31, 2017. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.

Research Updates (Past event)

This webinar took place on Feb 23, 2017. To watch a recording of this webinar please click here.




The MS Society of Canada gratefully acknowledges the support of Biogen who provided an education grant which makes possible the MS Webinar Series.

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions.