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Navigating the Benefits System after a Brain Injury

April 20th, 2019|Blog|

PERA, ERISA, SGA, SSDI vs. SSI, LTD vs. STD! It’s an alphabet soup when it comes to applying for benefits after an injury, and it’s especially puzzling negotiating the system when a head injury is [...]

TBI Survivors Overcome Obstacles to Create a Better Life

March 18th, 2019|Blog|

Striving to instill hope into the lives of survivors of mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), acquired brain injuries (ABI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) is one of the main goals of the Brain Injury Hope [...]

Intimate and Sexual Relationships after Traumatic Brain Injury

February 25th, 2019|Blog|

Demystifying Relationships, Communication, and Intimacy after a Brain Injury with Dr. Ricardo Esparza and Dr. Mary Ann Keatley Relationships with our spouses or significant others are often described as intimate. However, these connections can also [...]

Finding Employment After a TBI

September 30th, 2018|Blog|

Our jobs are a part of our identity. When we meet someone new the first questions often are: What do you do? And where do you work? After a head injury, staying on [...]

Brain Injury Treatment Panel #2 Blog, by Eliza Marie Somers

July 20th, 2018|Blog|

At the Brain Injury Hope Foundation our intention of the Survivor Series is to introduce TBI survivors and their families to different approaches to healing and adapting to life after at TBI. We [...]

Feed Your Brain To Boost Recovery

June 8th, 2018|Blog|

Are you craving sugar after your TBI? Is your sense of smell and taste off since the accident? Has your appetite diminished? Are you battling fatigue and mood swings? Well, these are just [...]

Beyond Surviving: Fatigue and Energy Management

May 11th, 2018|Blog|

We have all hit the wall at some point in our lives where we just can’t keep going. It’s like walking into a plate glass door – it stops you cold. Survivors of [...]

Alternative Therapies: A Different Approach to Healing TBI

April 13th, 2018|Blog|

Navigating the healthcare system is a tough road to travel, add in a head injury and the road becomes filled with potholes and obstacles. Head injuries are called invisible injuries for a reason, [...]

When and How to Disclose Your TBI

March 9th, 2018|Blog|

Survivor Series #3—Disclosure with Nancy Freeman, Facilitator Disclosure. It’s a touchy subject especially when you have an “invisible injury,” such as a Traumatic Brain Injury. Yes, it can be easier to disclose your [...]