Ms. Vieira has been an integral part of the MedicAlert team for the past 25 years. Ms. Vieira is an EMT and also trains the elite Emergency Response Specialists as she leads the Foundation’s signature 24/7 emergency response service - communicating with first responders and health professionals on a daily basis to coordinate the effective care and treatment of our members.
Did you know one in ten Americans have, or will, experience a seizure during their lifetime? Many of us don’t realize the impact brain disorders can have on those around us; causing them to experience seizures in their lives. In a disease diagnosed in well over 100,000 Americans each year, Epilepsy is one of the most common brain disorders leading to repeated seizures. Epilepsy is a medical condition which causes seizures impacting a person’s physical and mental abilities.