Thank You BEST Guest Bloggers and Contributors!

Writing is an exploration of the BEST kind. The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) is honored to know the finest explorers, who have, through the written word, helped us explore the world around us and learn new things. Many thanks to our fantastic BEST guest bloggers and writing contributors, past and present, for sharing their (more…)

BEST Superhero of the Month May 2018

BEST is excited and honored to announce our BEST Superhero of the Month for 2018, a true beacon of light for the brain injury community and beyond. Congratulations and BEST wishes to Maggie DePuye-Phillips! DePuye-Phillps serves as a BEST board director and BEST guest blogger. She is also a dedicated caregiver, instructor, counselor and mentor. (more…)

Holiday Tips and Strategies for Caregivers

The holiday season can be stressful time of year for many of us. For caregivers, it can add even more complexities to an already hectic pace. Here are some links to some of our favorite articles that have appeared on this blog and elsewhere that provide helpful tips designed especially for caregivers to navigate the (more…)

Just for You: BEST Holiday Tips

Here at the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST), we are getting ready for the holidays. When it comes to navigating the holiday season and the fall months, we think early preparations, conversations, and getting our tools and strategies at the ready are best. The holidays can be stressful and overwhelming for everyone; it can be (more…)

Caregiver’s Corner: The Gift of Gratitude

BEST is pleased to welcome back BEST board member, caregiver, instructor and guest blogger,  Maggie DePuye-Phillips. Today, she shares an early Thanksgiving message set to inspire. Enjoy and many thanks to Maggie!  The holidays are once again upon us… a time of celebrating thankfulness, joy and giving with family and friends. It can also be (more…)

Caregiver’s Corner: The BEST Medicine for Caregivers!

BEST board member, caregiver and guest columnist, Maggie DePuye-Phillips is back with a interesting look at how humor can positively impact the lives of caregivers. Read on and prepare to smile! Rx for Caregivers: Laughter “Your sense of humor is one of the most powerful tools you have to make certain that your daily mood and (more…)