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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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Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems – Must Know Resources

http://www.msktc.org/tbi – The MSKTC works closely with researchers in the 16 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model Systems to develop resources for people living with traumatic brain injuries and their supporters. These evidence-based materials are available in a variety of platforms such as printable PDF documents, videos, and slideshows. – See more at: http://www.msktc.org/tbi –  

Brain Injury Survivor Common Visual and Auditory Issues and Online Exercises for Improvement

Hi, One common result of a brain injury is that our visual and auditory processing slows, making it harder to keep up with all the information coming into your senses. BrainHQ.com has a new Brain Injury Survivor module where  exercises help you retune and speed up your sensory processing using very basic elements of sight…

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Acquired Brain Injury – Six Types

Just hearing the words “brain injury” can be alarming and frightening for the person who has been injured and their family. Many people associate the words with mental retardation or mental illness. It is different. An acquired brain injury means that it occurred after the person’s birth. It can occur at any age. It does…

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Tips for Living Alone After Head Injury with Hemiparesis and Avoiding Falls and Injuries

Hemiparesis Living is difficult even when you have close family support or caretaker close by. However as we who have been injured in some way, or previously experienced head injury brain damage resulting in hemiparesis, as we age, or children grow up, spouses may move apart find ourselves living alone. After Head Injury The detrimental…

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Ways to Improve Short-Term Memory Following a Brain Injury

Brain Injury Memory Help : The following are ways to improve memory problems: –  Make a list of what can be remembered from the previous day.  i.e.:  what was eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner; what was done in the morning, afternoon and evening; who was spoken to, and what were the conversations about. –  Have…

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