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  • Traveling for the holidays? Know this before you leave.

      Whether you are traveling near or far for the holidays, there are things that people with seizures should consider before and as they travel — from questions and concerns about types of travel, safety issues to consider, and how to manage seizures safely. Consider and heed some of the helpful tips, accessible on the links […]

  • Thank you for participating in the fight to End Epilepsy!

    Thanks to everyone who supported and participated at the Walk to End Epilepsy on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The preliminary results of Sunday’s Walk (as of 11/10/17) are that we raised nearly $500,000 and more than 4,500 people participated onsite. But, we are still counting and people are continuing to raise funds throughout the end […]

  • Team Nehe Interviewed on 100.3 The Sound

    Parent advocates, Dara and Juno Pierre-Louis, joined our End Epilepsy Executive Director, Susan Pietsch-Escueta, for an interview on 100.3 The Sound’s “5900 Wilshire”. On-air personality, Tina Mastramico, aired the segment this past Sunday, October 15, 2017.    Dara and Juno, members of Team Nehe (who are attending the Walk to End Epilepsy on November 5 at the Rose […]

  • Pasadena Mayor to Attend Walk to End Epilepsy

    With much excitement and appreciation for his participation, we are pleased to announce that Pasadena Mayor Tornek will be joining us at the Walk to End Epilepsy 2017. “Pasadena is proud to host the Walk to End Epilepsy at the Rose Bowl on Sunday, November 5. It’s an enjoyable way for the community to connect, […]

  • Summer Art Therapy Program for Women

    Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program returns this summer to provide women with epilepsy the opportunity to express themselves through art. This 8-week program meets every Thursday evening (6pm-8pm) – beginning on Thursday, August 3 and ending on Thursday, September, 21. The program will take place at Brush Strokes & Beverages Studio in Long Beach, […]

  • Care + Cure Expands to Orange County

    Thank you LEAD-OC for choosing End Epilepsy/Epilepsy Foundation of Greater LA (EFGLA) as your beneficiary of this year’s charity gala. We are proud to announce that the success of the event will ensure expansion of the EFGLA Care+Cure program into Orange County!  This year’s Orange County black tie gala, “Paint the Town Purple” drew 400 […]

  • Another Successful Care + Cure Benefit

    Congratulations to Marc Evans, President of Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group and our Care+Cure Honoree, shown here with the event co-chairs, Mark Borman and Andrew Gumpert, at the Care+Cure Benefit in Beverly Hills on May 2, 2017. It was moving to hear one of Hollywood’s power players as he shared his experience visiting the epilepsy […]

  • Summit Highlights Advances in Research and Care

    The End Epilepsy Summit on April 28-29, 2017 at the Hilton/Universal was an informative, multi-event conference attended by approximately 400 people. Speakers came from 11 Epilepsy Centers in California. The 2-day Summit included a CME conference for physicians (thank you to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles for partnering to offer the CMEs), an epilepsy training for community agency professionals, and an all-day conference in […]

  • 26.2 Miles to Raise Awareness: From Stadium to Sea

    Twelve END EPILEPSY® heroes participated in this past weekend’s activities for the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon. Wendy Rodriguez tackled the Big 5K on March 18, while the other stellar runners – Susan Lyons, Matthew Norris, Ryan Bright, Heather Binns, Merriddee Hays, Deanna Smith, Tamy McCall, Alexandro Gracia, Jenny Shepherd, Mark Borman and his son, […]

  • New Frontiers in Therapy + Care for Women with Epilepsy

    PROGRAM FOR WOMEN WITH EPILEPSY  More than one hundred people attended the New Frontiers in Epilepsy Therapy + Care for Women with Epilepsy on February 4, 2017. The Symposium was held in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles and UC Irvine Health at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach. Keynote […]