Veterans and Epilepsy: What You Should Know

By Sara FranklinExecutive Director, Epilepsy Foundation Alabama November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, veterans are at a higher risk of developing epilepsy. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes seizures. There are many types of epilepsy and different kinds of seizures. When a person has two … Continue reading Veterans and Epilepsy: What You Should Know

Veterans and Alzheimer’s Disease

By: Jen ManningAlzheimer's Association Walk ManagerAlabama Chapter Blink twice. In the time it took you to do so, someone in the world has developed Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and causes memory loss and other cognitive issues that interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death … Continue reading Veterans and Alzheimer’s Disease