REGULAR SUPPORT MEETINGS

Goleta

3rd Fridays

MONTHLY

Goleta Valley Community Ctr
12pm - 1:30pm

5679 Hollister Ave, 93117

contact: Mike Jack

 

Thousand Oaks

2nd Thursdays

MONTHLY

Goebel Adult Community Ctr
1pm - 3pm

1385 E Janss Rd

contact: Darlene Feigen

thousandoaksmssupportgroup.org

Arroyo Grande

2nd Tuesdays

MONTHLY (except July & Dec)

1st United Methodist Church
6pm - 8pm

275 N Halcyon Road

contact: Ellen Schrodowski

 

Neurologists

  • Dr. Karen Linn, Neurology Center Inc. San Luis Obispo
  • Dr. Robert Price, San Luis Obispo
  • Dr. Andrew Rice, San Luis Obispo
  • Dr. David Filippi, Pismo Beach
  • Dr. Timothy West, Sansum Clinic, SB

Psychologists/Family Therapists

  • Dr. Fred Miller, Psychiatry and Neurology, Arroyo Grande
  • Denise Dritsas, PsyD, Arroyo Grande

Lawyer/Disability Specialist / Social Security

  • Estate Planning/Health Directives
  • J. Johnson Law Office, Grover Beach
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Service, SLO Co. Bar Assoc., San Luis Obispo

Yoga/Movement/Tai Chi/ Aquatics/Meditation

  • Pismo Beach Athletic Club, Pismo Beach
  • Kennedy Fitness, Arroyo Grande
  • Yoga Village, Arroyo Grande

Physical Therapy/Exercise Therapy

  • Arroyo Grande Hospital
  • San Luis Sports Therapy, Arroyo Grande, SLO, Morro Bay

Occupational Therapy

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Speech Therapy

  • Lauren Stowe, PhD, SLO
  • Arroyo Grande Hospital, AG

Disability/ADA Accommodations/Employment

  • Central Coast Seniors.org, Santa Maria
  • PathPoint, Inc., Grover Beach, SLO, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara

Universal Design/Housing Assistance/Retrofitting/ Energy

  • Community Action Partnership (CAP) of SLO County
  • Southern CA Gas Co and PG&E medical baseline adjusted rate program

Publication for Seniors and Caregiver Support

  • Area Agency on Agency for SLO and Santa Barbara Counties, Santa Maria

There are numerous programs and support resources

Urologist/Gastrointerologist

  • Brett Lebed Urologist, MD (spoke at AG support meeting), Pismo Beach, SLO
  • Jeffrey Mundorf, MD Gastroenterologist, Pismo Beach, SLO
  • Paul Klosterman, MD Urologist, Pismo Beach, SLO

Nutritionist

  • Susan Swadener, PhD, RDN, Nutritionist and Dietician, Arroyo Grande
  • Caitlin Johnson, RD, CLT, Nutritionist and Dietician, Arroyo Grande

Activist/Advocacy Training

  • Mary Ellen Bangs, Santa Barbara

MS Familiar Peer Support/Life Coaching

  • Laura Lindsey, Santa Barbara

SERVICE REFERRALS

Transportation Services/ Accessibility

  • South County Transit, SLO County
  • SLO Regional Rideshare, SLO County

Equipment/Supplies

  • Best Care Pharmacy, AG

Area Agency on Aging

Home delivered meals, senior lunches, In-home support services, Respite for caregivers,

Information and assistance, Legal Assistance, Home repair, Family Caregiver Support Services – servicing SLO and Santa Barbara Counties, Santa Maria.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Wed, 21 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Fri, 23 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Mon, 26 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Wed, 28 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Wed, 28 Aug 2019: 12:00PM -
LMSCC Board Meeting
Fri, 30 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Mon, 02 Sep 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Wed, 04 Sep 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte

News:

Thursday, July 18, 2019 News

Dr. Timothy West, formerly of UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center and Sansum Clinic, Santa Barbara, recently visited us to provides a comprehensive look at what's going on in MS. The lecture was presented on April 11, 2019 for Living With MS on the Central Coast. We provided dinner for 80 guests at the High Sierra Grill in Goleta to mark this event.

The lecture was

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Monday, June 03, 2019 News

Lunch & Talk on MS & Mavenclad by Dr. Charles Smith, MD, Division of Neurology, Scripps Clinic

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Le Cafe Stella, 3302 McCaw Ave., Santa Barbara, (behind Gelsons)
RSVP: 1-877-969-1722 or MAVENCLAD.com

Dr. Smith is a very experienced neurologist,

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Monday, June 03, 2019 News

Ice Cream Social (delicious non-dairy as well as conventional ice cream and drinks)

LMSCC Sponsor - Come for fun and cool food with friends and family to kickoff summer!

Cost: Free if you are living with MS, a care-partner, or family. (If you can donations are appreciated)
Time: 2 PM - 5 PM (Stop by when it

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Monday, June 03, 2019 News

Starting in July the second session of our (well received) Wellness Program: 4 weeks of individualized training covering exercise, nutrition, stress reduction and lifestyle.

Fee: $150 but scholarships are available! Contact michaeldjack@aol.com to find out more and to reserve your place. Spaces are limited. Contact TJ Fortuna as soon as possible at  ...