Two Lives Changed

On the left, Miguel is sitting in a blue shirt and has a medal around his neck. On the right, Hannah is pushing her racing chair. She is wearing a bright blue shirt and a helmet.

Your Support Creates Champions and Changes Lives 

The generosity of donors like you has given Miguel and Hannah the opportunity to prove that abilities are what matter. This past Memorial Day, racers from all over the world competed in the 16th Annual Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K. Miguel and Hannah are two examples of the determined and unstoppable athletes who competed in the race. In addition to being amazing competitors, these champions have one thing in common. Miguel and Hannah are committed to helping others with disabilities, in athletics and in their personal lives, so that they too have the opportunity to live their best possible lives. Read more>

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Caring for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury: Challenges for Caregivers

By Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, Denise Krch, PhD, and Andrea Gagliano, MS TBI researchers at Kessler Foundation

According to the Center for Disease Control, at least 5.3 million Americans need long-term or lifelong help with their activities of daily living as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Their families are often their primary custodians. With caregiving comes considerable physical and emotional burdens and a decline in quality of life. Unfortunately, the voices of caregivers are often lost in the midst of caring for the individuals with TBI. Read more >

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