All of us at BEST wish you a Happy Holiday and the very BEST of everything in 2015!

We will be closed from Wednesday 12/24 through Sunday 12/28 for the Christmas Holiday. We will be back in the office on Monday 12/29.

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An estimated 5.3 million Americans currently live with significant physical and cognitive challenges due to brain injury. These challenges affect our emotions, behaviors, relationships, and our quality of life. Help us make a difference.

BEST Honors Local Military Families

In recent days, much community discussion has centered around the future of Joint Base Lewis-McChord  (JBLM), our local military base. The draw down of active duty military is coming to fruition in the near future as the result of sequestration from U.S. Congress;  substantial forced federal budget cuts are looming and there is no doubt that the military…

Caregiver’s Corner: Kicking off a New Year!

At the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST), we are passionate about supporting caregivers and honor their hard work and dedication. Today, we have a special post dedicated just for caregivers. BEST Board Vice President, BEST guest blogger and caregiver, Maggie DePuye-Phillips, is back with her informative and inspirational “Caregiver’s Corner” column. Join Maggie as she offers…

New Music-Based Support Group Available at Our BEST Space February 4, 2015

The word “music” means many things to many people and can serve a variety of purposes. For example, we can be entertained by music in a concert hall, be moved by the background musical score in the movie or we can be motivated to move our bodies in exercise to the right music. The possibilities…

Quote of the Week (Break Out the Music!)

Our BEST quote of the week takes on a special tune: it’s all about the healing power of music. Speaking of which, watch this space for a special announcement on a musical opportunity coming soon to Our BEST Space. I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we…