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Medication Management Aids

December 30, 2021 by Megan Berg.
With the complexity and number of medications administered following brain injury, other diagnoses, or general cognitive and physical decline with aging, it can be difficult for a person to manage their medications independently. Unfortunately, many people do not have the supervision or assistance needed 24/7 to assist with this skill. This handout provides a variety […]
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Helpful Home Management Apps and Technology

December 26, 2021 by Megan Berg.
Many older adults have difficulty with home management, and would benefit from the use of simple technology to improve independence and outcomes. This handout describes several current types of home management apps and technology helpful for seniors, including for medication management, scheduling and reminders, and grocery services.
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Stress and Cognition

December 26, 2021 by Megan Berg.
This handout includes accessible, evidence-based information about how stress affects cognition and features 30 simple strategies to try that may help reduce stress. It is particularly designed for patients and families in the midst of rehabilitation after traumatic events.
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Brain Injury and Rest

December 25, 2021 by Megan Berg.
This handout describes the need for the brain to rest after an injury in order to heal with a brief discussion about why the struggle between the need for sleep and the increased difficulty the brain has getting sleep after a brain injury. The handout includes 9 specific strategies that patients can implement themselves and […]
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Finding Medication Box Errors Set #2

December 24, 2021 by Megan Berg.
For this activity, the patient will need to read the directions for each medication to know how often it should be taken. Then the patient will need to notice errors with the medication box which requires good attention and visual reasoning. This task could also be used for a visual scanning activity. Features realistic medication […]
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Finding Medication Box Errors Set #1

December 23, 2021 by Megan Berg.
For this activity, the patient will need to read the directions for each medication to know how often it should be taken. Then they will need to notice errors with the medication box which requires good attention and visual reasoning. This task could also be used for a visual scanning activity. Features realistic medication labels and 2 different pages with different challenges.
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Brain Injury and Nutrition

December 23, 2021 by Megan Berg.
People who have survived brain injury require higher nutritional intake during recovery. This handout describes why and outlines some of the barriers and strategies to addressing these needs. Appropriate for staff, caregivers, patients, and family.
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