ActiveMSers has tested dozens of pieces of gear, read through a bundle of books, and combed the net for things to make life with MS a little easier. Below are our favorite gifts for the person with multiple sclerosis broken down by price. After personally using all of these myself, I’d buy them all again. To me, those are the best presents. Please note, ActiveMSers has arranged discounts for registered members as high as 25% with a number of these companies. Details to join ActiveMSerscan be found here.
The T boasts an emblazoned ActiveMSers logo on the front and the ultimate message of hope on the back: "MS is BS" (Multiple Sclerosis is Beatable Someday). Available in both women's and men's cut. Funds raised from sales are used to help offset the costs of the ActiveMSers website.
With over 25 million users, Lumosity.com is the internet's most popular brain-building website. Developed by neuroscientists, the brain games were strategically developed to target areas such as memory, problem solving and attention. ACTIVEMSERS DISCOUNT
The new Fitbit Zip and One are far more than pedometers, they are motivating exercise partners. I wear mine every day and it syncs automatically with my computer or phone so I can track my progress easily.
Even though it’s hardly concealable, it’s the best all-around cooling vest we’ve tested and is my go-to gear when things get warm. It’ll last up to four hours and stores easily in the freezer. ACTIVEMSERS DISCOUNT
There’s a reason these adjustable forearm crutches are the best on the market. Their carbon fiber is lighter than titanium and every component is high end. Best of all: outdoor attachments! ACTIVEMSERS DISCOUNT
These “fan” stationary bikes are versatile: work just your arms, just your legs, or both. You can even work out your arms from your walker or wheelchair by parking it in front. Don’t skimp (unless you go Craigslist)!