Blogs/Recordings

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Please be advised that any opinions or alleged advice from the speakers in each Brain Injury Hope Foundation Survivor Series are opinions only and not medical, legal, therapeutic or expert advice. Please consult your own physicians, lawyers and practitioners and do not rely upon the information and opinions contained in each recorded event. Please also be advised that the chat contains individual conversations which reflect the opinions and experiences of non-expert individuals and should not be used in making medical or legal decisions.

How to Find Purpose After Brain Related Cognitive Impairments

June 18th, 2024|Blog|

By Eliza Marie Somers Research reveals that people who have a life purpose can stave off cognitive decline and even Alzheimer’s disease. However, the bad news is people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury [...]

The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Military Families, Veterans and Active Service Members: A Resource Panel

October 13th, 2023|Blog|

Operation TBI Freedom is a program at Craig Hospital that helps veterans, military members and their families. Photo courtesy of Craig Hospital. By Eliza Marie Somers A plethora of benefits are obtainable to veterans and [...]

Survivor Series: It Takes a Village – Providing Information and Connections for Spanish-Speaking Survivors and their Families

October 11th, 2023|Blog|

By: Regina Schoenfeld Thanks to grants and donations from Mindsource Brain Injury Network; Dr. Steve and Debbie Cohen; and Dr. Danny Mistry, Aasha Brain Clinic, along with the efforts of a dedicated group of volunteers, [...]

Dr. Danny Mistry’s Aasha Brain Clinic: Neurodiversity, Concussion, and Brain Injury

August 11th, 2023|Blog|

Dr. Danny Mistry uses a team of healthcare professionals to help brain injury survivors. By Eliza Marie Somers As a brain injury survivor, do you sometimes feel as if you’re spinning your wheels dashing to [...]

The Importance of Self Advocacy, Asking Others, and Finding Advocates When You Don’t Know Where to Go

July 17th, 2023|Blog|

By Eliza Marie Somers Speaking up and advocating for yourself can be a difficult prospect for many individuals, and this is especially problematic for many brain injury survivors who don’t have the capacity to undertake [...]

ABLE Accounts: Saving Money for Your Future While Protecting Your Eligibility for Public Assistance Programs

June 27th, 2023|Blog|

Courtesy of the Colorado Able Website and the State of Colorado. By Eliza Marie Somers Saving money while on federal assistance is nearly impossible for many brain injury survivors as they risk losing their Medicaid [...]

Tools to Protect Your Future

August 12th, 2022|Blog|

Tools to Protect Your Future: Financial Health, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Conservatorship, Guardianship, Resources and More How to Protect Your Assets Executive Director of the Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities Megan Brand says estate [...]

COVID and the Impact on Our Brains

July 8th, 2022|Blog|

Research confirms the virus the causes COVID-19 can have multiple effects on the brain that can last for months or longer. Photo courtesy of FusionMedicalAnimation After three years of an ongoing once in a lifetime [...]

Brain Injury Treatment Panel – Options for Continued Recovery

June 10th, 2022|Blog|

By Eliza Marie Somers Many brain injury survivors turn to “alternative” or “holistic” healers and experience progress in their recovery journeys. The Brain Injury Hope Foundation (BIHF) enjoys sharing some of these healthcare providers with [...]