Tag: Connect Groups

Adult Connect Group – St. Paul

Connect with other adults and find support and resources for people affected by epilepsy. Light refreshments provided. Contact Tammy Sammon at tsammon@efmn.org or 651.287.2304 with any questions.

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Family Connect Group – TNT Kids Fitness

Parents, please join us for open conversation and to share your journey with other parents and caregivers. To help alleviate childcare concerns, we will have supervised gym activities for children. Light snacks will be provided.

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Connect Group – Forest Lake

Connect with others and find support and resources for individuals, family, and friends affected by epilepsy. Light refreshments provided. Contact Tammy Sammon at tsammon@efmn.org or 651.287.2304 with any questions.

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Adult Connect Group

Tonight we will be joined by Jon Hoffman, Employment Coordinator at EFMN, to discuss topics surrounding epilepsy and employment. The MN Room is located on the first floor across from the cafeteria. Light refreshments available. Contact Lisa Peterson at lisa.peterson@efmn.org or 218.624.1330 with any questions.

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Meet Bob Greer

- Thriving with Epilepsy

Change can come at any point in life, and for Bob Greer, there have been many moments of unexpected change. Shortly after getting married Bob was drafted into the Army, and more recently he was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 73. With no known cause for his recent seizures and diagnosis, Bob used EFMN’s Information Services and Connect Groups to learn about treatments and how others manage their epilepsy.

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Meet Ellis Weiss

- Thriving with Epilepsy

Being diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy comes with its own unique challenges, but that doesn’t mean you have to go through it alone. Since their daughter Ellis was diagnosed with Doose Syndrome, Erik and Kendra Weiss have used monthly EFMN Connect Groups to meet others who have a child with epilepsy and learn from their experiences.

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