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.

Navigating the Legal System for BI Survivors

July 9th, 2021|Blog|

Attorney Rebecca Albano reveals tips on how to pick a lawyer during the Brain Injury Hope Foundation’s July 9, 2021, Survivor Series. THE INFORMATION ENCLOSED HEREIN IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE AND MS. ALBANO IS NOT [...]

The Mindset of Resilience for the Brain Injury Community

June 11th, 2021|Blog|

A Positive Attitude Can Carry You Through Tough Times By Eliza Marie Somers We humans love routine, but after a brain injury, nothing seems routine. The simple act of brushing your teeth or making breakfast [...]

Brain Injury Treatment Panel: Concussive Events and Their Impact On Vision

May 12th, 2021|Blog|

Photo by Matt Noble via Unsplash Brain Injury Treatment Panel: Concussive Events and Their Impact On Vision By Eliza Marie Somers You may have heard the phrase: “The ayes have it,” however, for the brain [...]

Memory Can Be Repaired, Even Years After a TBI

March 30th, 2021|Blog|

Brain Injury Hope Foundation co-founder Dr. Mary Ann Keatley says memory can sometimes be restored in mTBI survivors with a little work and dedication to therapy. “It can be five minutes a few times a [...]

Importance of Community after a TBI

March 11th, 2021|Blog|

JoAnne Silver Jones says she has found a new appreciation for the relationships in her life after her brain injury. Importance of Community after a TBI By Eliza Marie Somers Cultivating connections and staying active [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]