Support for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
By Your Side With the Resources You Need
We help patients manage their MS between their appointments by offering classes, support groups, lectures and events that bring our MS community together.
Our ongoing MS support includes:
We have adjusted our multiple sclerosis support group schedule due to COVID-19. You can now join us virtually via Zoom for our education lectures and support groups. Please contact the Dempsey Center for Zoom log-in information at (614) 788.6115 or e-mail DempseyCenter@ohiohealth.com.
- MS EDUCATION SERIES
- Learn from our MS Experts! Those living with MS and their support team members can join us virtually. MS Education Series are via Zoom the 1st Monday of each month at 6 p.m. To register, contact the Dempsey Family Education and Resource Center at DempseyCenter@ohiohealth.com or (614) 788.6115.
- NEW – THRIVING WITH MS PATIENT GROUP
- This group is for people living with an MS diagnosis who seek to stay active, maintain a positive outlook and learn tips and resources. This group meets via Zoom the third Monday of every other month at 5 p.m. To register, contact the Dempsey Family Education and Resource Center at DempseyCenter@ohiohealth.com or (614) 788.6115.
- MS LUNCH AND LEARN
- Open to all! Grab your lunch, get comfy and join us! Relaxed platform to share information and ask questions. These sessions are via Zoom the third Monday of every other month at 12 p.m. To register, contact the Dempsey Family Education and Resource Center at DempseyCenter@ohiohealth.com or (614) 788.6115.
Parking vouchers will be provided for all monthly support groups at The Dempsey Family Education and Resource Center for all MS patients.
Contacting Your OhioHealth MS Team
We understand you need quick and easy access to your OhioHealth MS team. We are committed to streamlining your requests and responding in a timely manner. One way you can connect with our team is through OhioHealth MyChart.
You can connect with us using MyChart for the following:
Contact your providers for answers to non-urgent questions and follow-up instructions.
Request and manage your appointments online.
Request prescription refills.
View your medical information including medications, medical history or access to forms needed for your visit.
Family member access to help keep track of your entire family’s health information and appointments.
OhioHealth’s MS social worker Traci Paxton, MSW, LISW-S, provides patients with trusted resources to learn more about MS, manage symptoms and connect with our MS patients.
Download Multiple Sclerosis Apps
MySidekickTM: Allows you (or the person you care for) to record mood, energy level, activities, sensations and memory to track your progress.
MSAA My MS Manager TM: Provided by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of American (MSAA) this tool is designed to help you manage your MS.
MS Attack: Learn about MS symptoms and how these symptoms may present during an MS attack.
MyMSTeam: A social network dedicated to those living with MS.