In the PBS series "The Long Haul," Brittany Freemon and Jason Foster paint a poignant portrait of our late member Christina Ferreira Porcadilla and her family. Read the transcript of the program here, or go to https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/the-long-haul/home-kind-of-left-with-her-colorado-springs-family-adjusting-to-life-without-mother-lost-to-covid to watch the video presentation.
Heat-related MS flair-ups are common as temperatures rise. We've got ways to help you keep your cool as August bears down on us all!
Well-known, well-trusted and invested in the community, Rob Quirk of KOAA's News5 talks with us about why the MSA is an organization close to his heart.
King Soopers offers one of the easiest fundraising tools we've ever seen; one that everyone can use weekly and which costs shoppers nothing!
Discover the heartwarming story behind the launch of one of MSA's favorite vendors: Loyal Leaf CBD.
The MSASOCO is so proud to be recognized by US Major Alex Toney in this moving video about his life and struggles with MS. We are pleased to have been able to assist Alex and hundreds of other clients across Southern Colorado at that moment when they need us most. Alex has given us permission to share his video. Click on the blog title to view it now.
MSASOCO's loyal elves travel from Texas to Colorado Springs each year to bring joy to our members over the holidays. In 2020, they went the extra mile! Read more to find out how!
Amy Brown shares how her illness changed her life -- in a beautiful way.
Dr. Ron Pelton offers a commonsensical and balanced review of what many have come to consider "the mask controversy." After reading this article herself, Nikki Pfeiffer hunted down Dr. Pelton in order to share it with our MSA clientele. She hopes everyone gets the chance to read and enjoy it.
No one should give up their love of books over reading difficulties.
An uplifting interview with a truly uplifting person.
This beautiful video tribute to Pat's wife, Debbie Adragna, was produced by their granddaughter.
Our players and contributors came through for us again!
Take advantage of Prime Day and make us your Amazon charity! Go to https://smile.amazon.com. Type in our name in the Charity box. When we come up (as Multiple Sclerosis Society of Colorado Springs) click "select." That's all there is to it. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING and gives MSA a small donation every time you shop. Thank you so much for helping us improve services to our members!
Whether or not we participate, we have all heard of the positive effects that exercise can have on our overall wellbeing. This could not be truer for those with Multiple Sclerosis.
Whether it’s the welcoming ambiance, amazing service or delicious dishes that draw you in, the people at Biaggi’s Colorado Springs create an experience that keeps you coming back. Part of the wonderful experience for us at the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance is due to the kindness and support of Jeff Jenkins, Managing Partner.
Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Interested in making a difference in the liv e of others? Wondering how you can improve the quality of your life? As human beings we all seek a sense of purpose in our lives and many of us find this in the workplace or with family. However, there are many still that feel there is a piece missing. How do we fulfil our need to feel as though we are making a positive impact on our world and the lives of others? The Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Southern Colorado has the answer… We volunteer!
We compiled a list of six of the greatest books to read about giving back. These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world.
Spotlight: The sounds of deep breathing and laughter is what you’ll hear approaching Brian’s weekly yoga and exercise class hosted at the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance office. Soft lighting matches the soft and gentle tone of Brian’s directions. His positivity and subtle directions create a fuzzy and serene atmosphere, and you find yourself relaxing without trying.