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Hobbies, Mindfulness, Kindness Help Survivors During Pandemic

January 11th, 2021|Blog|

Kevin Thompson got a puppy, Sla’inte (pronounced slan-cha), during the pandemic to keep him company.

Hobbies, Mindfulness, Kindness Help Survivors During Pandemic

By Eliza Marie Somers

During the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, Joanne Cohen kicked off the Brain Injury Hope Foundation’s Zoom Survivor Series seminars with 13 rays […]

Creating Opportunities for Belonging Enhances Life for I/DD Community

January 2nd, 2021|Blog|

Chris Patton with his mother, Anne, says he finds inclusion through the Wayfaring Band and poetry readings (pre-COVID).

Creating Opportunities for Belonging Enhances Life for I/DD Community

By Eliza Marie Somers

Isolation. Loneliness. Remoteness. These words people have used to describe what the majority of the world’s population […]

Expand Your Community by Becoming Accessible

December 12th, 2020|Blog|

Gayann Brandenburg says creating access to buildings, events and transportation can help businesses by including people with physical and intellectual disabilities.

Expand Your Community by Becoming Accessible

By Eliza Marie Somers

If COVID-19 has taught us one thing it is: To be part of a community, you must […]

Strategies to Combat Cognitive Fatigue

November 3rd, 2020|Blog|

Co-founder of The Brain Injury Hope Foundation Mary Ann Keatley explains the Energy Pie during the October 2020 Survivor Series via Zoom.

By Eliza Marie Somers

We’ve all experienced exhaustion: When we are so tried after a long day we just […]

Self-care Crucial for Caregivers’ Health

October 22nd, 2020|Blog|

Joanne Cohen, vice president of the Brain Injury Hope Foundation, says caregivers also face grief. For more information on grief and brain injuries, please see our two blogs on the subject. Gaining Your Power Back with Counseling after Brain Injury and

Eat to Thrive after a Brain Injury

September 23rd, 2020|Blog|

The Brain Injury Hope Foundation recommends that you please consult your physician for all medical advice. And please remember, the statements in this blog post are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Brain Injury Hope Foundation, its representatives and officers have not verified and do not condone any opinions or recommendations contained herein […]