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We hope you enjoyed our Tips of the Day for Brain Injury Awareness Month. Even though March is over, the mission continues. Be looking for our monthly newsletter which debuts this monthly and will feature more tips, educational articles and stories from brain injury survivors. We are also beginning our membership options soon so we will keep you posted on …

Tip of the Day for 3/31/21

Today’s Tip of the Day gives you a chance to win FREE goodies. As we wrap up Brain Injury Awareness month, we just want to thank everyone who offered us feedback on our daily Tips of the Day. We hope that these tips helped you in some way along your lives. Be sure to pass them on to someone you …

Tip of the Day for 3/29/21

Today’s Tip of the Day talks about Divorce after Brain Injury. Have you heard that the divorce rate after brain injury is high? Don’t believe everything you hear. Research has given a mixed picture of divorce rates after brain injury. In the 1970s, researchers began to study post-injury divorce rates and found that 40% of couples were either separated or …

Tip of the Day for 3/36/21

Today’s Tip of the Day talks about brain injury in infants. Infant brain damage symptoms range from mild to severe and can include signs of cerebral palsy, seizures, or cognitive impairments and developmental delays. Sometimes, brain damage is mild and goes unnoticed, but in other cases, it’s more serious and obvious as soon as the infant is born. How Does …

Tip of the Day 3/25/21

Tip of the Day 3/25/2021 Today’s Tip of the Day talks about living with a brain injury during COVID. The world has certainly changed over the past year. The way we live, perform our work and regular activities has been altered. For those with TBI, the pandemic can be even a more daunting task. Coping with a brain injury is …

Tip of the Day for 3/24/21

Today’s Tip of the Day talks about driving after a TBI. How can a TBI affect driving ability? A brain injury can disrupt and slow down skills that are essential for good driving, such as: Ability to maintain a constant position in a lane. Having accurate vision. Maintaining concentration over long periods of time. Memory functioning, such as recalling directions. …

Tip of the Day 3/23/21

Today’s Tip of the Day talks about Mood changes after a TBI. In previous tips, we have touched on various changes that occur after a brain injury. Today, we dig deeper into the Behavioral changes that may occur. Personality changes (or what feels like them) are common following a traumatic brain injury. Even a concussion can affect the brain long …

Tip of the Day for 3/22/21

Today’s Tip of the Day explains what a concussion is. In our office at the Alaska Brain Injury Network, one of the most common statements we hear on the phone is, “My family member got hit in the head and the doctor says it is a concussion. How do I know if it is a TBI?” Every person is different …

Tip of the Day for 3/19/21

Today’s Tip of the Day talks about changes in the family dynamic after brain injury We have touched on the subject on caregiving in a previous tip. Today we talk a bit more about the family as a whole. Family life often changes dramatically after brain injury. Changes may persist for months or years. Look at the quotes from family …

Tip of the Day for 3/18/21

Today’s Tip of the Day talks about managing money after a brain injury Individuals who have sustained a brain injury often have cognitive, emotional, and behavioral difficulties that impair their ability to manage their personal finances. The assistance that is required depends on the unique needs of the individual and can range from merely providing help to pay bills to …