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Living With Brain Injury – Checklists for Families on Caregiving

Brain Injury Category >> By Marilyn Lash Living with a person who has a brain injury means that families now have multiple roles as caregivers as well as being a parent, spouse, sibling or child. These dual roles can be demanding, frustrating, confusing and exhausting. The routines at home must change as families learn how…

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Adaptive Clothing for Stroke Patients [Hemiparesis]

Adaptive Clothing By Karen Murray After having a stroke, one may experience hemiplegia or hemiparesis which causes weakness on one side of the body. As a result of this weakness, the stroke patient may have great difficulty with getting dressed. While in a rehabilitation center, stroke patients and caregivers may learn hemiplegic dressing techniques which…

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Tools to Help With Recovery For Brain Injury

Brain Injury and Music Category With both clinical and scientific research, it has been proven that there are benefits with music. It is one of the tools that has been discovered that help benefit those who have been victims of a brain injury. It helps to re-organize the structure of the brain. Music, such as…

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Concussions, Brain Injury and Personality Changes

Brain Injury Personality Changes Category Being aggressive, violent and unable to make good choices can be some of the changes in a survivor of brain injury or someone with repetitive concussions. They may also suffer from mood swings, mental rigidity, impulsive behavior, be apathetic, lethargic, are unable to show emotion, have no interests, be bored…

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How to Deal with Having a Stroke

Stroke causes brain damage. The extent of the injury depends on the type and the severity of the brain attack. In any case stroke recovery is hard – for stroke victims and for their relatives and close friends. By Keith Londrie   If you are living with someone who suffered from stroke, you should be…

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