Why I Support BEST: Kim’s Story

Sometimes in life, the stars just align.  And before you know it, you are connected to something bigger than you ever thought imaginable.  I was a journalist who worked for several locally-based military community publications. Through that work, I was honored to share the stories of veterans (including disabled veterans), active duty servicemembers, military spouses (more…)

My BEST Story: Support, Opportunity and Hope

It wasn’t until I had been discharged from a month-long hospital stay in 2016 after experiencing a major stroke that I had even heard of the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST). For some reason I don’t really know or understand, I decided to get into a support group. The social worker at the hospital gave (more…)

Batman Says: Create Who You Are

Batman says: I wear a mask, and that mask is not to hide who I am, but to create who I am.   In the brain injury community, creating who were are, what we want to be, and where we want to go, is critical to our recoveries and living the best lives possible.  Support. Empowerment. (more…)

The BEST Story 2021: Love Knows BEST

We’ve known best. As a community of individuals, caregivers, and families navigating brain injury and other cognitive challenges, we know what we need. The best overall health and wellness possible. The ability to share our stories and be heard. The opportunity to grow and learn new things. The chance to connect, support, and help each (more…)