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Epilepsy Association of Calgary provides programs, services, and support to people living with, or impacted by, epilepsy in Calgary and Southern Alberta. OUR MISSION Connect and support those living with or impacted by epilepsy and improve their independence, quality of life, and community participation. OUR VISION A community where everyone living with, or impacted by, epilepsy can thrive. OUR PURPOSE STATEMENT The Epilepsy Association of Calgary is a charitable social service agency established to address community, individual, and familial needs related to epilepsy. More than 30,000 people in Calgary and Southern Alberta have an epilepsy diagnosis. Together, we’re making a difference.

Epilepsy & Memory Challenges, Pt 3: Techniques to Remember

Friday, July 31, 2020 We’ve discussed methods to use to improve your memory in a general way but there are even more focused ways to assist specific memory encoding and recall that might strengthen the retrieval process for you. REMEMBERING PEOPLE’S NAMES Recording the information Listen carefully. Ask the person to spell their name. Think …

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Improving Your Memory

Friday, July 17, 2020 People living with epilepsy are often impacted by memory difficulties but there are some techniques and/or aids that can be brought into play to ameliorate these. Tips for Remembering Follow a set routine Adapt your surroundings Use external memory aids Use mnemonics Improve general well-being Follow a Set Routine Following a …

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Friday, June 5, 2020 The topic of my discussion piece is relevant to everyone at this time of the century. To understand the importance of the topic let’s begin by considering two social scenarios that almost every one of us has witnessed. First, imagine a party, dinner, or campsite. People are having deep and warm …


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