It’s National Volunteer Week and BEST is paying tribute to our amazing volunteers. These superheroes support the BEST mission, vision and passion with their positive energy, personal empowerment, hard work and dedication, this week and every week. Thank you volunteers for all that you do for the brain injury community and beyond. You are all truly the BEST.
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Cyclist, brain injury survivor and Washington State resident, Kathi Sturgeon is helping to support brain injury survivors one ride at a time. Sturgeon has founded an organization called Riding for Hope Alliance to do just that. The mission and goal of the organization is straightforward: Riding for Hope Alliance raises resources and awareness for brain injury survivors through bicycling. Sturgeon, an avid cyclist, wanted to channel her passion for the sport to help support fellow brain injury survivors. She came up with the idea last year to complete three different local rides to benefit three different nonprofit organizations that support
BEST guest blogger Isaac Peterson explores attitude, empowerment, determination and self-care in his latest blog post. Prepare to be inspired! When I was released from the hospital about four months ago, following a one-month stay after my stroke, they gave my sister a pretty bleak outlook for my future. The picture they painted was one where I would be weak and helpless, needing round-the-clock care, that I would be confused, and made it sound like I would constantly need my diapers changed. Needless to say, they were wrong. Here I am, four months later, going for daily walks, running my