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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Wellness Wheel Overview and Resources

Join us as we conclude the Wellness Wednesday Webinars series with Cate Brocker, Wellness Institute Director with the Epilepsy Foundation. Wellness includes many different areas of your life that may be affected by epilepsy or other health concerns. Join us as we connect all past webinars topics and learn the

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Webinar: Accessing Healthcare in Epilepsy That’s Right for You

Choosing the appropriate level of medical care can make a major difference in the successful management of epilepsy, but many people are unaware of their options or unsure about which type of healthcare provider is best for them. In this webinar, Dr. Katherine Nickels of Mayo Clinic will explore the

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Webinar: Talking with Your Doctor – How to Get the Most Out of Your Visit

Treatment of epilepsy is a process that requires patients, caregivers and doctors to work together as a team. This webinar will address how to effectively communicate with your doctor to make the most of the brief time you have with them during an office visit. You’ll learn what types of

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Employment and Epilepsy

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits private employers, State and local governments, employment agencies, and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. We welcome Cindy

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Epilepsy in an Educational Setting/Environment

Learn from school nurses about recognizing and responding to seizures, what treatment options are available, and the possible impacts of epilepsy and seizures in the education setting. Discover how to support your children and student as you learn about triggers, medication side effects, memory or learning difficulties, tips for effective

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Navigating Social Relationships

Life with epilepsy can be challenging, but having a community of support can help both physically and emotionally. In this webinar, Ellie Wilson, Executive Director of the Autism Society of Minnesota (AUsM), will address why having strong social relationships is important for people with epilepsy, their families and caregivers, how

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Striving for Independence

What does independence mean to you and what tools can help you safely work towards your independence goals? In this webinar, Kevin Thomas, MSW and Kelly Mick BA, will help attendees consider different ways independence can look for individuals living with epilepsy. Along the way, they’ll explore aspects of navigating

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Emotional Health and Stress Management

This webinar will address the connection between emotional health, stress and epilepsy, with the further complications of life during a pandemic. Community Educator Kay King from NAMI Minnesota will help participants understand how and why COVID-19 has impacted people’s mental health, how some communities have been disproportionately impacted, and steps

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Diet and Physical Activity

Diet and physical activity are crucial components for living a healthy lifestyle and can have numerous benefits for those living with epilepsy, their family, and their caregivers. Join this webinar to hear Nate Hendrickson, Director of Special Needs at TNT Kid’s Fitness and Gymnastics, talk about the power of movement

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Sleep and Epilepsy

Sleep is necessary for optimal body and mind functioning, yet many do not make sleep a priority in their daily routine — especially those with chronic health conditions such as epilepsy. In this webinar, Denise Leighty, PNP, will define what sleep health is, how sleep and epilepsy impact one another,

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