Living a Full Life after Brain Injury


Gary Prowe

Information for survivors and families with tips on meeting new challenges, making accommodations and developing compensatory strategies after acquired brain injury. Discusses importance of support at home and in the community for brain injury recovery and adjustment.

Information includes tips for using compensatory strategies or doing something a bit differently, such as using alarms to signal medication time to compensate for a shaky memory or using an organizer with hourly, daily, and monthly schedules to plan ahead. Discusses how to challenge yourself and be flexible while rebuilding your life after brain injury. Includes strategies for living deliberately to prevent becoming overloaded or too pressed for time. There are tips for spouses, parents, siblings, children, friends, neighbors, and coworkers on ways to help a person with a brain injury create a fulfilling new life.

Pages 8
Year 2008