National Family Caregivers Month

It’s November again, and that means it’s National Family Caregivers Month, which honors those who serve as caregivers for family members and loved ones. These are not people who set out to be professional caregivers, but unexpectedly became caregivers when a severe negative health situation disabled a family member and made it necessary to assume (more…)

Our World Is Better Because Of You

Caregivers, thank you for making our world a better place! 🌍 At the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST), caregivers have a critical role in our recoveries, support, care and lives.  That’s why supporting caregivers with resources, tools, and more is one of our top priorities.  If you are a caregiver, we cordially invite you to (more…)

TOMORROW: Your Urgent Support Needed by September 30, 2020

We are reaching out for your help. We know that COVID-19 has touched all our lives in profound and unimaginable ways. We know you’re worried, and we’re worried, too. Our team knows from years of personal experience that navigating a brain injury or other cognitive challenges is hard on individuals, caregivers and families. It’s without (more…)

Compassion Fatigue

Being a caregiver is important, but difficult work. Caregivers are caring and compassionate people who put their lives on hold in order to be there and to be ready to handle anything that might come up with the one they are caring for. The best ones take the care part of being a caregiver very (more…)

Caregiver Thursday: Caregivers and Creativity!

(Editor’s Note: BEST welcomes a blog exclusive from Susanne White, Caregiver Warrior! She explores creativity and caregiving in a passionate and powerful way. Thank you Caregiver Warrior for your words and wisdom! KT) Productivity comes from the mind, but creativity comes from the heart. Creativity is driven by the need to see things differently. People (more…)