Webinar on seizures and epilepsy in older adults
Mar 16, 2020
Updated May 20, 2020 Epilepsy affects more than 3.4 million individuals in the United States, including close to 1 million older adults (age 55+). The incidence of seizures and epilepsy increases in older adults. Each year, more than 50,000 new...
Community Corner
Mar 15, 2020
Finding affordable health care and prescription medicines is a challenge for all of us. The Epilepsy Foundation’s 24/7 Helpline has updated resources for programs that provide financial help or low-cost medicines. Learn about online programs for...
Facebook Live on Sleep
Mar 10, 2020
Join us on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. ET Sleep is critical for our physical and emotional health. For people with epilepsy, poor sleep or not enough sleep can make a person more likely to have seizures. And in others, seizures tend to...
My Seizure Diary reporting
Mar 10, 2020
The Epilepsy Foundation has updated My Seizure Diary! Now all features in the diary are available through the iOS and Android apps, as well as at diary.epilepsy.com. The latest changes include: New expanded reports and graphs Quicker recording of...
School Nurse ECHO Program
Mar 10, 2020
Originally published September 20, 2019 The American Academy of Pediatrics National Coordinating Center for Epilepsy and Epilepsy Foundation of America are hosting a 10-session learning collaborative: Managing Students with Seizures ECHO: The...

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