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MS Wellness Program

Good Shepherd’s Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Wellness Program is a unique offering that aims to promote and maintain the health and well-being of people living with MS.

The program, which is led by a MS certified specialist from Good Shepherd, provides opportunities for social interaction, education and physical activity to enhance participants’ quality of life. Group members range in age from their mid-30s to their late-70s.

Good Shepherd is a “Partner in MS Care,” as designated by the National MS Society. The partnership helps patients receive comprehensive MS services.

MS Wellness Program Details

  • Provides health and wellness education
  • Offers modified group exercise, including gentle yoga and seated Zumba
  • Coordinates social outings
  • Includes MS Therapeutic Art Program
  • Facilitates information on and access to local MS support groups, resources and community functions
  • Provides updates on the latest MS research

Meeting Details

Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 10 a.m. and are held at Good Shepherd’s Health & Technology Center, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown.

Cost is $5 per class.

How to Join

If you are interested in attending or require more information, please contact Emily Ackerman, MS, CCC-SLP, MSCS, MS Wellness Program Manager, at MSWellness@gsrh.org or 610-776-3585.

Meetings for the MS Wellness Program are taking place virtually until further notice. Participants are able to access meetings from the comfort of their home utilizing the following information:

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone https://www.gotomeet.me/GSMSWellness. You can also dial in using your phone. +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 372-907-581# Voice Code: # Phone App: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/372907581

Click here for virtual meeting instructions.