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Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center


Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with multiple sclerosis for some time, the MS Achievement Center can help you take control of your health and achieve your wellness goals. We provide programs which focus on health and wellness to complement existing care.

The Achievement Center’s mission is to provide members and loved ones with information, support and care to help deal with the challenges of MS. Upon admittance to the program, each person’s specific needs are identified by the MS Achievement Center staff and progress is monitored on an ongoing basis.

Our Signature Programs

Empowered to Achieve

Empowered to Achieve is our 5 hour signature program which includes both individualized and group exercises with education and social support, cognitive stimulation and recreational activities.
One day per week for 5 hours
Program Times: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Achieving Wellness

Achieving Wellness is our 2.5 hour signature program which includes both individualized and group exercises with education and social support, cognitive stimulation and recreational activities.
One day per week for 2.5 hours
Program Times: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
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Programming supports multiple aspects of our members’ well-being, including:

Physical Wellness

Individualized fitness programs with our expert staff assisting members to improve or maintain functional abilities such as strength, endurance, flexibility and balance.
We also provide group exercises including Yoga, Pilates and Zumba.

Cognitive Wellness Activities

Members participate in cognitive stimulation through use of iPad applications and written formats.

Education

Information is shared about nutrition, disease and symptom management, health, and wellness, through group discussions and community resources to help members make optimal lifestyle and health decisions.

Emotional Wellness

Through staff and member support, members learn to reduce stress and improve their emotional status.
Members have access to various social activities and outings including bowling, concerts and sporting events.

Program Requirements

The MS Achievement Center is open to anyone who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. For admittance into the program, members must:

  • Be able to attend the full duration of the program and participate in the activities one day per week
  • Make arrangements for transportation to and from the Achievement Center

Individuals can self-refer. MS Achievement Center staff will work with the member's physician to keep them apprised of progress toward specific goals. Primary care physicians or other specialists can also refer.

There is no mandatory end date to a person's participation in the program and insurance is not billed. Payment is on a sliding scale.

If you are interested in attending one of our programs and would like more information, please call: 916.453.7966.

The MS Achievement Center is located at 7777 Greenback Lane, Suite 108, Citrus Heights, CA 95610

The MS Achievement Center does not provide medical or neurological care. If you have specific questions about your medical or neurological care, please contact your physician or the Mercy MS Center at 916.536.3670.

Learn more about the MS Achievement Center

Watch the short video or download our brochure to learn more about our program, including what members have to say about the MS Achievement Center.

Join Us for Additional Activities

All programs listed below are open to both members and non-members.

Understanding the Unique Challenges of Driving & MS
Supporting Our Loved Ones
Wednesday, May 31
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Writing as Healing Workshop
2nd Monday of each Month
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Book Club
Meets Bi-monthly

Supporting Our Loved Ones
Monthly support group for adult support partners
Call 916.453.7966 to register and for schedule information

How You Can Help

The low-cost services provided by the MS Achievement Center are made possible in part by the generosity of our community.

Give online through Mercy Foundation. By selecting the MS Achievement Center from the designation drop down, your gift supports critical emotional and physical wellness programs for those living with multiple sclerosis. If you prefer to give by phone or check, please call 916.851.2011.

 

MS Achievement Center Celebrates Team USA Spirit

Olympic Style Competition motivates people living with multiple sclerosis to reach cognitive and physical goals. Learn more about the center and how participants are going for gold.