Tag: caregiver

Exploring Caregiver Fatigue

by Anne Adkinson The term “caregiver” in the brain injury community can be complex and varied. Unpaid family and friend caregivers can be a key to recovery and living well for survivors of head injury. However, calling yourself a “caregiver” when referring to care provided for someone we love who ...

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Lessons Learned from a TBI

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief The approaching holidays can be a season of overwhelming activities, exhaustion, and burn-out for many of us. Whether it’s shopping for gifts, planning dinners with family, or traveling to loved-ones’ homes for get-togethers, the experiences can all be too much at times. Here are a few ...

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TBI and Caregivers

by James Heuer A traumatic brain injury affects not only the person suffering from it, but their entire family and friends. Typically, a caregiver can be a spouse, child, relative, or close friend. Stressing the importance of seeking support services for the caregiver themselves is vital. Caring for someone with ...

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Waldorf Chicken Salad

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief What You Need: 5 oz (100g) chicken, cooked, shredded or chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 apple, peeled, deseeded, chopped ¼ cup (40g) raisins ¼ cup (30g) walnuts, chopped 1 tbsp. mayonnaise 1 tbsp. natural low fat yogurt 1 tbsp. lemon juice 3 oz. (90g) mixed ...

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