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I need financial support in my life.

Hello.
I need financial help because i did not work for a long time :more than 7 years since my diagnosis of M.S . I get a very small check of social security. I can hardly make a living.

Thank you.
Maria.

  1. Hello ,
    Thanks for reaching out. MS can certainly take a toll both physically and financially.
    I'm sorry to hear how challenging it has been for you. I'm sharing a few articles that offer some information for financial assistance: https://multiplesclerosis.net/forums/ms-awareness-fact-we-need-resources-to-live-better and https://multiplesclerosis.net/living-with-ms/uninsured-find-financial-assistance. In addition, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has resources available through this link: https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Suppor. Lastly, I would recommend reaching out to your healthcare provider-depending on any prescription needs, many pharmaceutical companies have financial programs available.
    Always know this community is here for you, Doreen (Team Member)

    1. Thank you.
      Please, i need some shoes that help me with my balance. Also , i need a warm coat and purse.


      Thank you.
      MARIA.

      1. thank you for sharing this here so that we can help to brainstorm some ideas to support you. Managing a chronic illness is hard, and the financial impact of it can present its own set of challenges.


        I was going to make the same recommendation as Doreen to check with local MS support groups or organizations that may have some assistance programs. I see that she recommended the National MS Society. There's also the MS Association of America https://mymsaa.org/. Either of them should have some programs specifically for those living with MS.


        I would also encourage you to look outside of those organizations as well. A lot of community centers and churches have different programs, especially this time of year that could potentially help.


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