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Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Gordon Atherley’

By On November 21st, 2014

Caregivers Unite! Offers Resources to Caregivers

The time following a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be confusing and frightening for the entire family. While the person who experienced the brain injury has a long road towards recovery and rehabilitation, their family will also have their lives permanently changed. Without the proper support, the strain can be debilitating for all involved.…

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By On July 22nd, 2014

The High Cost of a Bump on the Head

Recently, NeuroNotes has featured a number of editorials on the problems related to funding for brain injury services.  The piece of the iceberg which remains unseen is the true lifetime costs of brain injury.  The Department of Defense commissioned a study of lifetime brain injury costs as they realized that brain injury was the signature…

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By On June 26th, 2014

What Comes After the Flowers Die?: Support for Caregivers

We often send flowers when our friends or family members experience a tragic event.  Sometimes support is extended as well.  Once the flowers have died, the support people also tend to fade away as they return to their own lives, leaving the family alone with their new role as caregivers.  People usually respond to someone…

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