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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 or already have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s tend to struggle with finding a life purpose.

So how does one go about finding […]

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 active-duty military members who have suffered a brain injury, however, accessing these […]

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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, The Brain Injury Hope Foundation (BIHF) continues its “Survivor Series” in Spanish. This effort provides information and hope for the Latino/Hispanic […]

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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 vision therapy to vestibular therapy to speech […]

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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 such a daunting task.

After a brain injury, many survivors are dealing with […]

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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 coverage or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

For example: to be eligible AND […]

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