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PBS affiliates across North America to screen ground-breaking documentary about epilepsy

November 17, 2016

By Deron Hamel Joe Stanislaw says the best results from widespread screening of the documentary On the Edge: Living with Epilepsy would be more awareness, a greater understanding of the potential people with epilepsy have, and more interest in research. Joe is the father of Louis Stanislaw, a U.S. filmmaker who has coped with 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…