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Voices of Epilepsy

Westmount Gardens wins Epilepsy Support Centre’s Purple Day Challenge

July 21, 2016

By Deron Hamel Westmount Gardens, a London, Ont. long-term care home, is the winner of the Epilepsy Support Centre’s 2016 Purple Day Challenge, an annual contest where seniors’ care homes raise epilepsy awareness. Now in its second year, the Purple Day Challenge was launched to recognize the increasing prevalence of epilepsy in the senior population…

Spy-themed gala raising money to support people with epilepsy

July 14, 2016

By Deron Hamel Epilepsy Ontario and EpLink are teaming up to host the organizations’ first annual Brain Benefit Ball to raise money in support of people living with epilepsy. The event, called the Shaken, Not Stirred gala, will be held in Toronto Oct. 20 and will feature a James Bond theme that promises “an evening…

EpLink survey will help steer research in the direction people with epilepsy want

July 7, 2016

By Deron Hamel EpLink, the epilepsy research program of the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), is hoping to garner as much feedback as possible through a survey to help the organization prioritize research. The survey is aimed at people living with epilepsy, their families and those working at epilepsy support agencies. EpLink’s No. 1 priority is…