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Bancroft NeuroRehab Awarded National Grant for Parkinson’s Disease Speech Program

Parkinson Voice Project awarded Bancroft NeuroRehab 2021 SPEAK OUT!® Grant to improve services for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. ...

Bancroft NeuroRehab Welcomes Rich Ciullo as Senior Director of Outpatient Services

In his role, Rich will oversee Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy across Bancroft NeuroRehab’s three outpatient locations, ...

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Top Tips for Talking to Your Doctor About Brain Injury

After a brain injury, it is really important to get the right help you need during your recovery. ...

The Role of Rehabilitation in Stroke Recovery 

More than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ...

Senior Fall Prevention Tips

Senior Falls: What To Know & How To Prevent Them

Bancroft NeuroRehab Clinicians Discuss Senior Fall Prevention & Safety with BIANJ Bancroft NeuroRehab clinicians discuss fall prevention and ...

Some of Our Therapists Have Fur!

Meet Dave! He is a trained facility dog that helps brain injury patients at Bancroft NeuroRehab. Dave is ...

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

Common Questions & Answers About Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) As we kick off Brain Injury Awareness Month, we ...

Coping with COVID re-entry anxiety

As the region continues to implement more reopenings and opportunities to step outside our homes into the community, ...

A Little Bite Can Go A Long Way: Cognitive Effects of Lyme Disease

Ticks are a warm-weather nuisance, but an innocent bite can lead to a number of physical, psychological and ...

Swimming Safety: Know the Risks of Fun and Sun

By Danielle Ager, Psy.D. Kathryn Murray, Psy.D. With the dog days of summer upon us, many ...

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Why you need to catch some Zzz’s tonight

Sleep is critical to our health, but can be elusive. Bancroft NeuroRehab's Dr. Sheryl Berardinelli shares tips for ...

Managing Anxiety Through COVID-19

It can be difficult to manage the level of anxiety we might be feeling as news and information ...

COVID-19 Updates for Bancroft NeuroRehab Clients

As we monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our region, we want to keep our clients updated on the preventative ...

Precautions for Coronavirus – A Message from Bancroft NeuroRehab Chief Clinical Officer

To our Patients and their loved ones, Due to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, if you or a household ...

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 ...

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Work That Brain! 6 Tips to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Just like your body, the brain needs exercise to stay in shape. As we kick off Brain Injury ...

What’s Good for Your Heart is Good for Your Brain

By Sarah West, Ph.D. Neuropsychologist, Bancroft NeuroRehab   The brain and the heart. We don’t always ...

Making a move in 2020? Why a change might be good for you.

Looking to make a change in 2020? A local neuropsychologist shares why that’s a good idea - for ...

Holiday forgetfulness – or something more?

With the season's many gatherings and extended time together, the holidays are prime for picking up on subtle ...

Beat the Heat: Ways to Protect Yourself This Summer

As we face the season's first big heatwave, a Bancroft NeuroRehab nurse shares tips to protect yourself against ...

Myth vs. Fact: The Truth About Concussion

In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, a local neuropsychologist discusses some common misconceptions around the most common ...

Bancroft NeuroRehab Taking the Concussion Epidemic Head-On

NJ.com article written by Susan Bloom:   Every year, tens of thousands of athletes and non-athletes alike ...

Holiday Gift Guide: Must-Have Items for the Mobility, Memory-Impaired

11 must-have gifts & gadgets to help people with mobility and memory issues live more independently. 'Tis the season ...

With Dementia, Being Open About Your Diagnosis Can Help Everyone

A new dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming, but acknowledging the news can bring support, make long-term planning easier. ...

Concussion: What Every Parent Should Know

The Beautiful Mind   Brought to you by experts in neurological health, including autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities ...

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, a Bancroft NeuroRehab nurse shares tips to protect yourself against ...

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 ...

Typical Forgetfulness or Something More?

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

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 ...

When Brain Injury Becomes a Family Affair

Local neuropsychologist explores the monumental impact a brain injury can have on family dynamics, and offers best practices ...

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, Chief Clinical Officer at Bancroft NeuroRehab, demystifies the Neuropsychological Evaluation process. What is a neuropsychological ...

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

Drew Harrington was 32 when he suffered a stroke. BNR helped him recover. Stroke is the fifth leading cause ...

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 ...