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epilepsy in later life

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Epilepsy can happen to anyone and can start at any age, but is most common in people over 65. We use the terms ‘later life' and ‘older people' to refer to people aged 65 or over.

How epilepsy is diagnosed and what might cause it in people over 65.

Information about anti-epileptic drugs and medical care for people over 65 who have developed epilepsy.

Practical steps for people over 65 who have developed epilepsy.

Taken from our Later life leaflet. Order this leaflet from our online shop as part of our 'first five free' offer. 

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