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 & Royalty

Friday, May 15, 2020 This coming Monday is Victoria Day in Canada. Did you know that Queen Victoria had at least two descendants with epilepsy? Her son, Prince Leopold (later, Duke of Albany) was Victoria’s youngest son who lived with both haemophilia and epilepsy. Born in 1853, he was known for his artistic and intellectual …

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Feel Good Fridays – The 3 C’s: Feeling Calm, Centered and (in) Control

Friday, May 8, 2020 Isolation? Trying to make ends meet? Medical care hurdles? Anxiety? Ugh. Who needs it? Most people living with epilepsy and their families already “check those boxes” when it comes to living with one or more of those all too familiar challenges.  Now more than ever it is important to take the …

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