The Multiple Sclerosis Family Seminar will be Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Salt Lake Marriott Hotel, 75 S. West Temple. All Utahns with mul-ti-ple sclerosis and their families are invited.
The seminar offers information on the illness, the latest treatments and coping strategies. This year, three-time Olympic medalist and founder/director of Intermountain Health Care's "Attitude Therapy," Mike Schlappi, will end the seminar with a motivational speech.It will also feature a session designed for caregivers of people with multiple sclerosis and a session for children ages 8 through 14 to help them understand and explore the challenge of having a parent with the illness.
The 1998 Utah MS Mother and MS Father of the Year awards will be presented to Maria Dahlquist of Payson and Mike Cook of Salt Lake.
To register, call 493-0113 or 1-800-527-8116. Cost is $12 a person for preregistered participants, $15 at the door.