Seniors & Epilepsy

Epilepsy Throughout the Lifespan

Seniors and Epilepsy 

 The American population is aging and living longer. While our aging population has never been more active or independent, as many as 300,000 Americans over the age of sixty are affected by seizures. A careful look at the statistics shows us that it’s as likely to begin in the sixties, seventies and eighties as it is during the first ten years of life.

People who develop epilepsy at this time of life have many questions about causes, treatments, and how seizures and treatments will affect their lives. If you or someone you know is experiencing seizures, contact the Epilepsy Services of New Jersey for additional information and support

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