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July 2017

Lecture: Intimacy & MS

July 12, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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This program will address how physical issues associated with MS can create challenges to intimacy and sexuality. Practical strategies on improving communication, in order to maintain fulfilling relationships with partners, will also be discussed.

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July 2018

Lecture: Intimacy & MS

July 12, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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This program will address how physical issues associated with MS can create challenges to intimacy and sexuality. Practical strategies on improving communication, in order to maintain fulfilling relationships with partners, will also be discussed.

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September 2018

Archery for MS & PD

September 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 16, 2018

Camp Matecumbe, 13841 SW 120th St.
Miami, FL 33186 United States
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May 2019

MS Circle Support Group

May 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Living with Multiple Sclerosis can challenge your health, relationships, employment, and overall wellness. Participating in an MS Support Group can be helpful as it offers a safe place for patients and loved ones impacted by MS to gather and develop an extended support system. Members of a support group:   Exchange tips and information Talk about challenges and learn new coping strategies Share feelings, needs and concerns Learn about resources available in the community Registration required, please contact: Carolina Hoires,…

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June 2019

MS Stress Reduction: Mindfulness 101

June 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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If you experience time pressure in your life, or feel stressed, this session is for you.  Mindfulness is so much more than "just meditation.” It is a way to return back to the present moment and to better manage your life, and the stress in it. Find out what all the buzz is about, and experience the practice for yourself, at this session!   Facilitator: Jeska Brodbeck Professional Mindfulness & Yoga Instructor **Registration Required: Please call Carolina: (305) 856-8940, X 104**

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MS Circle/Stress Reduction Series: Yoga Nidra

June 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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During today’s MS Circle, you will experience a guided relaxation called yoga nidra, which can take you even deeper than a full night’s sleep!  Binaural beats, which are scientifically proven to entrain the brain into deeper states of relaxation, will also play throughout the class.   Prepare to enjoy a restorative and rejuvenating practice.     Facilitator: Jeska Brodbeck Professional Mindfulness & Yoga Instructor Registration required, please contact: Carolina Hoires, LCSW 305-856-8940 ext. 104 choires@braincenter.org  

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July 2019

Lecture: Updates on Treatment Options for MS

July 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Join us for a FREE Educational Lecture led by: MS Specialist Dr. Jack Burks Selecting an MS therapy is a complex process that includes exploring opportunities, identifying potential risks and reducing confusion.  Come learn about the latest research and therapeutic options including DMT, cannabis, diet, exercise, aquatic therapies, therapy for fatigue, gut microbiomes, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), Vitamin D and other exciting research to enhance quality of life.

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MS Stress Reduction Series: Harness the Power of Your Mind

July 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Did you know that your brain makes up just 3% of your body weight, yet utilizes around 20% of the body's energy? What if you could harness the power of your mind to create incredible outcomes for your personal life? Learn about the subconscious and conscious mind, and the roles that each plays in your life. Experiment with practices that you can take into your life to reprogram your mind to work for the life, and the outcomes, you want.  Join…

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MS Circle Support Group

July 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Living with Multiple Sclerosis can challenge your health, relationships, employment, and overall wellness. Participating in an MS Support Group can be helpful as it offers a safe place for patients and loved ones impacted by MS to gather and develop an extended support system. Members of a support group:   Exchange tips and information Talk about challenges and learn new coping strategies Share feelings, needs and concerns Learn about resources available in the community Registration required, please contact: Carolina Hoires,…

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August 2019

Lecture: Cognitive and Mood Changes in Patients with MS

August 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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This presentation will provide basic  information about the manifestation, assessment, and treatment of cognitive and mood changes in MS patients. We will also discuss:  Information on general clinical features of MS Changes in cognitive abilities and its impact on  functioning Neuropsychological assessment and treatment of deficits in MS  Prevalence and treatment of mood disturbances  Resources and services for individuals diagnosed with MS and their caregivers Registration required, please contact:  Carolina Hoires, LCSW 305-856-8940 ext. 104 choires@braincenter.org

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Lecture: Legal & Financial Planning for Long Term Care

August 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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When it comes to your home, your health, and your finances, you want to be in the driver’s seat.  Join us for a free Educational  Lecture and learn about: Financial Planning: Why is a Long Term Care (LTC) Plan important? What are your options, including LTC Insurance? When is the best time to look into a policy? What does LTC insurance cover? Elder Law:  Will vs Trust Advanced Directives Guardianship Medicaid Benefits/Medicaid Eligibility   Registration is required. Please call: Carolina…

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MS Stress Reduction Series: Learn How to Communicate Effectively

August 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Have you ever wondered why you aren’t able to communicate with certain people as well as you would like?  Do you sometimes struggle with feeling frustrated and upset in your relationships with others? Have you noticed that this often happens with the people you are the closest to?  Join us for an interactive session where you will learn how to communicate with people in a new way so that everybody wins!   Registration required, please contact:  Carolina Hoires, LCSW 305-856-8940 ext. 104 choires@braincenter.org  

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September 2019

Lecture: Physical Therapy in MS- What’s New?

September 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Join us for a FREE Educational Lecture where we will: Discuss the recent advances in physical therapy practice within the MS population Focus on the evidence to support these advances  Provide participants with an overview of the different approaches and modalities that physical therapists are presently using when working with individuals with MS   Registration required, please contact:  Carolina Hoires, LCSW 305-856-8940 ext. 104 choires@braincenter.org

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MS Stress Reduction Series: Authentic Relating

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Authentic Relating are a set of games and interaction exercises to teach you how to communicate clearly and create meaningful connections. This in turn teaches you to express yourself authentically, de-escalate conflicts and transform relationships. Join us for an interactive session and come experience this for yourself!   Registration required, please contact:  Carolina Hoires, LCSW 305-856-8940 ext. 104 choires@braincenter.org  

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October 2019

MS Circle Halloween Party

October 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33145, 2150 Coral Way, 8th Floor
Miami, FL 33145 United States
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Join us this month for an evening of laughter and fun! *Costumes encouraged*   Wednesday, October 30, 2019  6:00 – 7:30 PM Registration required, please contact: Carolina Hoires, LCSW 305-856-8940 ext. 104 choires@braincenter.org

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December 2019

TheraQi: A Universal Movement Protocol

December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Join Daniel Martinez Hixson as he teaches a new low-impact, highly adaptable movement method called TheraQi.  Inspired by dance, eastern martial arts, and physical therapy, TheraQi is a series of circular joint movements appropriate for all people regardless of age, body type, or physical ability.  Wednesday Oct. 16th, Nov. 13th, Dec. 11th 6:30-7:30pm *Dinner served at 6:00pm   RSVP to: Carolina  at (305) 856-8940 ext. 104 or choires@braincenter.org

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