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 … Continue reading Living With Brain Injury – Checklists for Families on Caregiving

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

Information For Parents of Children With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children Category.. Close to 500,000 children a year are treated for traumatic brain injuries (TBI’s) throughout the country. This means that children make up the 35% of the total number of TBI’s treated each year. This startling figure does not even include the number of children who have been killed as … Continue reading Information For Parents of Children With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Questions About Changes in Behavior After Brain Injury in Children | Children Brain Injuries Category >>

Children Brain Injuries Category Parents and teachers are often puzzled and frustrated by changes in a child’s behavior after an acquired brain injury. Methods previously used to manage or change behavior at home and in the school are no longer effective. This article explains why an antecedent approach with these children is more effective than … Continue reading Questions About Changes in Behavior After Brain Injury in Children | Children Brain Injuries Category >>

Benefits of Massage for Traumatic Brain Injuries

The Brain Injury Association of America states that traumatic brain injury  (TBI) is the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents  nationwide. The age groups most at risk for brain injury are newborns through  age 4 and teens from 15 to 19. Every year, an average of 564,000 children are  treated for … Continue reading Benefits of Massage for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Aging Survivors of Brain Injury – Tips on Medical Care and Safety

Loss of memory, difficulty recalling names, and confusion are common complaints of most aging adults. People also have physical changes as they age. For persons who have survived a traumatic brain injury and already have some cognitive and physical impairments, concerns about aging are often magnified. Much is unknown about the long-term effects of trauma … Continue reading Aging Survivors of Brain Injury – Tips on Medical Care and Safety