Gadgets

GadgetslogoJoin companies and organizations from the Denver area as they display a variety of the latest products and resources for making life with MS easier. The equipment and resource exhibit hall will be open throughout the seminar, offering the latest in technology and resources.

AGENDA

8:00am – 9:00 am Coffee & Bagels in Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 1:00pm  EXHIBIT HALL IS OPEN

9:00am Breakout Session 1 (select one of two presentations)

  • Cognitive Tools and Resources to Help Maintain Your Brain with Pam Miller, OTR or
  • Resources for Caregivers — Making Life as a Care Partner Easier with Alys Novak and Julie Elkjer

9:45-10:30am Breakout Session 2 (select one of two presentations)

  • Top 10 Gadgets and Gizmos that Make Life with MS Easier, Room by Room presented by Accessible Systems or
  • Go, Go Gadgets, Power Up! Strategies for Better Sex with Lee Shaughnessy, MPH

10:30-11:00am Frozen Yogurt Bar in the Exhibit Hall Sponsored by Touching Hearts at Home

11:00am Breakout Session 3 (select one of three presentations)

  • Accessible Travel, To See or Not To See. Come and hear about the accessible travel opportunities in both the domestic and international markets.  We will share information from the Special Needs at Sea group and offer insights for enjoying the great outdoors as an individual or with a group or
  • MS and Nutrition. Elizabeth Yarnell, ND, CLT, will speak about eating healthily with MS and demonstrating a quick and easy dinner recipe from her award-winning cookbook, Glorious One-Pot Meals. Elizabeth is the director of the Fight MS with Food project.Assistive Technology — the Right Equipment for You presented by Colorado Assistive Technology or
  • Chair Yoga, with Dr. Dottie LaFleur

11:45 Breakout Session 4 (select one of two presentations)

  • Giving In, Giving Up, and Getting On With It. Learn a new perspective on why it is difficult to adapt to change, especially when the change involved using adaptive equipment. Pat Daily, LCSW   
  • Resources for Active Living with MS. Learn about the many services and resources available to help people with MS remain active and on-the-go. Karen Wenzel, CTRS, MA

 

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The Rocky Mountain MS Center's MS 101 program is made possible in part by grants from:

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