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.

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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The Art of Being Heard

Friday, June 19, 2020 During these very unusual times we may find ourselves spending more of our time around fewer people than ever before. This can be a good thing for some, but it can also be an extremely challenging for others. There is an art to this “together in isolation” thing we have going

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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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