good-shepherdGreater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced that it has awarded a Community Impact Grant to the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Wellness Program. According to a news release from Good Shepherd, the program is comprised of biweekly meetings intended to promote and maintain the health and well-being of those living with MS. The program includes education, exercise, art therapy, and other activities.

Jerry Werner, COTA/L, BBA, MSCS, director of the Good Shepherd MS Wellness Program, emphasizes the importance of the $45,000 grant, “The grant helps us meet the needs of the people in the Lehigh Valley living with MS. We are extremely grateful to the MS Society for awarding us this grant for the twelfth consecutive year.” The wellness program, Werner adds, supports a wide range of MS Society strategic initiatives, including supporting individuals who have progressive MS and increasing access to MS programs for underserved communities.

The release notes that the National MS Society has designated Good Shepherd and partner Lehigh Neurology as a Comprehensive Care Center for the treatment of MS.

Source: Good Shepherd