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Modern technology is great when it works … Technology Tolerance Test

Over the past several years we’ve become increasingly dependent upon home computers, cell phones, iPods, iPads, Tablets among other devices.  They provide instant answers, music, directions, and nearly everything at our finger tips.   When these devices quit working for some unforeseen reason life comes to a stand still and suddenly we are lost, looking for answers and trying to problem solve.

This isn’t a problem exclusively for those with brain injuries, brain dysfunction, and chronic illness.  Everyone using these devices comes across the same situation!  Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Laughter as brain injury medicine … Who’s brain injured

Who is always to blame but someone that’s brain injured.  Who is believed?  It’s not Read the rest of this entry »

 

Simple tips after TBI dealing with behavioral changes, aggression

Aggressive and violent behaviors are common with brain injuries.  This type of behavior is extremely difficult to Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Laughter as brain injury medicine … Which one is yours

Imagine going for aquatic exercise at 6:00 am and on this day no one else was in the pool yet. It was just the lifeguard and I at the pool.  As usual Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Is it TBI, chronic illness, cognitive disorders, dementia or Alzheimer’s? Part 2 of 2

Dementia and other progressive cognitive disorders

Unfortunately those who live with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease develop gradual changes over years and rarely Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Is it TBI, chronic illness, cognitive disorders, dementia or Alzheimer’s? Part 1 of 2

What’s the difference between brain dysfunction such as dementia and other progressive cognitive disorders and TBI or other chronic illnesses?

Survivors of TBI and chronic illness rarely Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Simple tips traveling by air with TBI, aging, and other physical and mental challenges

Do not let your physical and mental challenges stop you from traveling when you want or need to. You can get preferential seating by Read the rest of this entry »

 

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