Accessible Housing

What will it look like when you finally get to go home after months in the hospital recovering. This is an incredibly stressful time and there are things you need to have ready before you can return home. You will have a team of people helping at the rehabilitation center but now, you are on your own; financially, physically, and emotionally.

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Boating Accident

Boating Accident

Injured In a Boating Accident Each year in Canada approximately 250 boating accidents occur. What are your legal responsibilities are if you are operating a

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Litigation Buddy

Litigation Buddy A personal injury claim can be completely overwhelming. Not only are you recovering from a traumatic injury but there are doctor appointments, telephone

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Free Last Minute Gifts

Free Last Minute Gifts That Cost Nothing. Three days before Christmas. Your paycheck is not what you hoped. You have not bought gifts for everyone.

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Incapacity Planning

Would you go hiking or go on a road trip without being prepared? What about, emergency supplies, food, or maps? Would you inform someone where

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What Does Recovery From A Traumatic Injury Cost?

What does recovery from a traumatic injury cost? I bet you started crunching numbers in your head. What would you think if I said it costs many injured people everything, and I am not just referring to financial hardship, but their freedom, relationship, friends, career, home, future, and sense of self? For many, a traumatic injury leads to substance abuse and suicide.

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Young man sitting on the floor next to a window his head on his knees eyes closed experiencing caregiver burnout

Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver Burnout It is 6 am and your alarm clock is signaling the start of your day. There is no snooze option for you.  Long

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Filing an Insurance Claim

What You Need to Know When Filing an Insurance Claim British Columbians are some of the most insured people in the world. Vehicle, house, life,

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Ride-Hailing Service Accident

Accidents involving ride-hailing services Ride-hailing services like, Uber and Lyft are new to Vancouver. These services are quickly becoming a popular way to get around

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Pedestrian Safety Tips Being a pedestrian is a healthy and often faster way to get around busy cities. So, we have put together a few

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Predicting TBI Recovery Time

Understanding the Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries Predicting a TBI recovery time is difficult. Each injury is different and the recovery time for each person

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The Power of Self Talk

We are the biggest cheerleaders of others. We sing the praises of our family, friends and co-workers. But why is it that sometimes we struggle to do this for ourselves?

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Preventing Bedsores in TBI Patients Being Cared for at Home

Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, happen when a person is bedridden for an extended period of time because they are unable to relieve pressure on certain body parts. Depending on how much pressure is on the skin bedsores can be anywhere from mild to deadly. What makes pressure ulcers most dangerous is that if your loved one with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is unconscious or unable to sense pain, the sore could go unnoticed and get worse.

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