Category: Blog Posts

Healthy Holiday Tips

The holiday season will soon be upon us and often bring the chance to give and receive gifts and the possibility of seeing family, friends and loved ones. However, the holiday season can also sometimes bring unwelcome guests like stress and anxiety that can… Continue Reading “Healthy Holiday Tips”

Learning Opportunities Through Coursera

If you’re looking for something to do while we’re at home during the 2020 holiday season and one of your New Year’s Resolutions is that you want to learn something new, you can try doing a course through Coursera. Coursera is an online education… Continue Reading “Learning Opportunities Through Coursera”

Options for Online Games During the Holiday Season

During the holiday season, you can still play games with family, friends and loved ones online and host a virtual game night. Check out some options below: Computer-Based: Battleship Click here to play online Click “Friend” under the “Opponent” heading You will receive a link to… Continue Reading “Options for Online Games During the Holiday Season”


During the 2020 holiday seasom, we may not be able to get together physically but there is still the option for virtual hang outs. If you would like to do a virtual hang out this holiday season, you have many options. Simply read on… Continue Reading “VIRTUAL OPTIONS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON”

Memory Tips for People Living with Epilepsy

People living with epilepsy may face issues with memory as a result of their epilepsy, their seizures, their medication, or a combination of all three. If you face issues with your memory, you are not alone. Please see below for some quotes on memory… Continue Reading “Memory Tips for People Living with Epilepsy”

Epilepsy and Halloween – Tips to Stay Safe

As the air gets colder, we are reminded that Halloween is quickly approaching. This holiday, which originated from All Hallows Eve, the last day of the Celtic calendar, and a Pagan holiday to honour the dead, now acts as a celebration of the season… Continue Reading “Epilepsy and Halloween – Tips to Stay Safe”


November is Epilepsy Awareness Month in the US and several US-based epilepsy organizations are hosting free online epilepsy conferences during the month of November, all of which will feature internationally renowned expert speakers. Please see below for a list of conferences taking place: Interactive… Continue Reading “FREE ONLINE EPILEPSY CONFERENCES IN NOVEMBER”

Epilepsy Has Had a Voice in the 2021 Budget Consultation

On August 21st, 2020, the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services released the “Report on the Budget 2021 Consultation”. This report was created based on the recommendations that they received during the 2021 Budget Consultation Process, which Kim Davidson, CEO & Executive… Continue Reading “Epilepsy Has Had a Voice in the 2021 Budget Consultation”

The Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy Webinar Recording

On Thursday May 21st, the BC Epilepsy Society hosted the Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy Webinar, where pediatric neurologist and Director of the Ketogenic Diet Program at BC Children’s Hospital, Dr. Linda Huh, MD, FRCPC and Dietician at the Ketogenic Diet Program at BC Children’s… Continue Reading “The Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy Webinar Recording”

Service Dogs for People with Epilepsy

You may have seen the news article about the young girl living with epilepsy whose service dog was also given a spot in her yearbook and may be wondering if you would also be able to benefit from a service dog. In today’s blog, we will… Continue Reading “Service Dogs for People with Epilepsy”