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Two years ago, Navy Veteran Ian Betz and his girlfriend went on a hike. They took a break and sat down along the trail. Just minutes later, he heard a cracking sound behind him.

The next thing he remembers, he was face down on the ground, trapped beneath a fallen tree. He was unable to move, and he knew right away his injuries were serious.



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head shot Caring for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury

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

According to the Centers 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... read more-> 

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