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2 July 2015
It’s good to know MOST drowning deaths are preventable…. EVEN for someone with epilepsy! This summer, we encourage all Albertans living with epilepsy to rethink water safety. • SWIM WITH A BUDDY – No-one should ever swim alone and this is especially true for someone with epilepsy. It is best to Read More...
12 June 2015
It's the Epilepsy Association of Calgary's 60th Anniversary! We invite everyone to come down and join us this Stampede to celebrate and help to raise funds and awareness for epilepsy. Tickets are $75 andinclude dinner, a drink ticket, a live band and a great time! To purchase tickets, please follow this Read More...
18 December 2014
Donate A Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for Epilepsy Association of Calgary.  Read More...
2 June 2014
The Melanie Grace Memorial Scholarship – Honoring Sparkling Women Applications for the Melanie Grace Memorial Scholarship, in memory of our former Volunteer Coordinator, Melanie Grace Burnell, are now available and will accepted between September 9 and October 9, 2015. One award of $500 will be made in December of 2015. Don't Read More...
25 April 2014
Camp Fireworks is presented by Easter Seals Camp Horizon in partnership with the Epilepsy Association of Calgary August 16-21 2015 for Kids & Teens ages 7 to 17 Easter Seals Camp Horizon is located in Bragg Creek, Alberta. This is an overnight camp filled with new adventures and new friends. Camp Horizon Read More...

Seizure First Aid

1. Keep calm. Let the seizure run its course. Time the seizure. If the seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes, repeats without a full recovery, or the person is injured, call for medical assistance.
2. Protect the person from injury. For convulsive seizures, place something soft under the person's head and move any furniture or obstacles out of the way. Do not restrain the individual's movement. For a seizure causing a person to wander, gently guide them away from danger.
3. NEVER put anything in the person's mouth/between the teeth.
4. After a convulsive (tonic-clonic) seizure has ended, roll the person onto their side. This allows any fluid to drain from the person's mouth, helping clear their airway. Check for medical identification.
5. After the seizure, let the person rest. Some people will need only a few minutes to recover; others may require several hours of rest.