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2023 Board of Directors Update
The MSA Coalition welcomes new leadership to the Board of Directors starting January 2023. Learn more about our new Chair of the Board and new board members below: The MSA Coalition Welcomes New Chair of the Board, Pam Bower The MSA Coalition is excited to introduce...
You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know – Equipment For MSA
By Michelle When my husband was diagnosed with MSA eight years ago at age 52, we didn’t know what we didn’t know about equipment that makes the MSA journey easier. Since then, we have rented and purchased equipment that has been essential for helping improve my...
Sharing Your Journey
By Cathy Chapman, Former Patient Representative for The MSA Coalition Several years ago, I began journaling my experiences with MSA, beginning with my diagnosis, and continuing with how it impacted my life, what was most important to me, my favorite verses, and what...
Thank You, Carol Langer, for 10 Years of Service to The MSA Coalition
Join us in saying a fond farewell to MSA Coalition Board Treasurer, Carol Langer. As her ten-year tenure on our board of directors comes to a close this year, we want to reflect on all she has done for our organization and the MSA community. An active member of this...
Caring for My Mom
By Marlies Opstoel My name is Marlies, and I am 27 years old living in Belgium. Three years ago, I lost my mom Trui Derycke, age 55, to MSA. She had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2014 and was later, after many doctors appointments, diagnosed with MSA. ...
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