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Brain Injuries and the Elderly: A Silent Threat

Brain injuries can look much different in adults over 65. A local neuropsychologist discusses what to ...


Brain Injuries and the Elderly: A Silent Threat

Brain injuries can look much different in adults over 65. A local neuropsychologist discusses what to look for - ...

Beat the Heat: Tips for Staying Safe this Summer

As we face the season's first big heatwave, Bancroft NeuroRehab's Rosalie Knapp, BSN, RN, shares tips to protect ...

Keeping Your Mind in Shape as You Age

By Hollee Stamper, LCSW    There has been a significant amount of media attention on the topic of “brain ...

More than Just Exercise: Yoga for a Healthier Brain

[caption id="attachment_7169" align="alignnone" width="355"] By Yvonne van Bochove, PT, DPT, MA, CBIST       Physical Therapist, Bancroft NeuroRehab ...

Your Friends are Good for Your Spirit – and Your Mind!

Here are 5 ways your social life impacts more than just your calendar. By  Sheryl Berardinelli, PsyD, ABPP Board-Certified ...

JOHAN’S STORY: The Road to Graduation after a TBI

 Neither Johan McHugh nor his mother remember the accident. The family was returning home from their Thanksgiving celebration ...

Typical Forgetfulness or Something More?

Between lack of a summer schedule, hosting family picnics and parties and seasonal travel, it’s easy to ...

Walter’s Story

Employee of the Month: How a fulfilling career and new confidence enabled triumph over brain and spinal cord ...

Demystifying Concussion: What You Need to Know

Contributor: Dr. Kelly Kollias, Neuropsychologist, Bancroft NeuroRehab Considering the hot debate and heavy promotion of Will Smith’s ...

US Veteran Regains Independence After Brain Injury

Gary was a Navy veteran and an avid world traveler before his severe brain injury. Meet the incredible ...

Triumph Over Stroke: Craig and Andrea’s Story

A Stroke Changed Their Lives - Inspires Couple to Support Advanced Stroke Technology at Bancroft NeuroRehab Craig and ...

From immobile to invincible: Drew’s Bancroft NeuroRehab Story

One family's triumphant journey to recovery after stroke   In 2012, Drew Herrington was a 32-year-old Project Manager for ...

When Brain Injury Becomes a Family Affair

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and to help cultivate understanding of these complicated injuries, one local neuropsychologist ...

Exercise Your Mind: Physical Activity Boosts More than Your Physique

March is Brain Injury Awareness month, and to spread awareness, one local physical therapist shares ways to get ...

Brain Injury 101: Next Steps for Patients and Families

March is Brain Injury Awareness month, and to spread awareness, one local neuropsychologist decodes facts and fallacies in ...

How Brain Injury Rehab Impacts Patients and Society

--Have you ever sat in a room with a mother of an 18-year-old who sustained a traumatic brain ...

Slips and falls a leading cause of concussion: 3 Ways to avoid injury this Winter

Forget football! Accidental slips and falls are one of the leading causes of concussions – especially during this icy ...

Speech Therapy: So Much More Than Words

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month, and as a growing population seeks speech therapy for impairments far ...

What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation?

Dr. Karen Lindgren is Senior Director of Neuropsychology Services at Bancroft NeuroRehab. Below, she demystifies the Neuropsychological Evaluation ...

Bump on the Head or Something More Serious?

More than 5 million individuals live with the effects of a brain injury, and many of those are mild ...

Too Young for a Stroke? Think Again

As incidences of stroke in a younger population continue to spike across the nation, one local rehabilitation expert ...

ANDY’S STORY: Getting back on your feet after brain injury

Getting back on your feet after brain injury -- no matter how long it takes to get there. ...

JENN’S STORY: Reclaiming Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury

 For Jennifer Tompkins - life took an unexpected turn. It was an icy afternoon when the police walked ...

What is LSVT BIG & LOUD® Therapy for People with Parkinson’s?

Patients who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease have options for targeted therapies to help alleviate or ...

ABLE Accounts: What Trusts and Estates Lawyers Need to Know

"Individuals with special needs and their families and advisors are now able to set up ABLE (Achieving a ...