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  • 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 […]

  • Wellness in the New Year Celebrated at the Winter Social

    Wellness in the New Year Celebrated at the Winter Social for Adults + Loved Ones Adults with epilepsy and their loved ones kicked off the new year embracing wellness tips at our Winter Social on January 8, 2017.  Registered Dietitians, Sarika Sewak, MPH, RD and Jennifer White, MS, RD, from Mattel Children’s Hospital and UCLA […]

  • Special Guest Visits with Troop #1843

    Scouts from Greater Los Angeles Troop #1843 welcomed a special guest speaker on Epilepsy.   Shannon Abdulwahab visited with the Troop on Sunday, January 15, 2017 to share her personal story while also educating the troop about epilepsy and seizures. The girls received End Epilepsy bracelets and sunglasses and left feeling more knowledgeable about a […]

  • KLOS 95.5 FM Turned the Spotlight on Epilepsy

    The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles was invited to be a guest of “Spotlight on the Community”. Los Angeles based radio personality, Terri-Rae Elmer, interviewed Susan Pietsch-Escueta, Executive Director, on November 16, 2016.  The podcast (click here to listen) was featured on KLOS 95.5 FM and on its affiliated news/talk station KABC 790 AM.  […]