Stories

New Caregiver Relief Grant for Wounded Warriors

The Wounded Warrior Project is going to give out $7 million in $3,000 grants that they can use however they want. This phenomenal undertaking comes at a perfect time in supporting caregivers through this pandemic.  Many caregivers have lost their jobs due to caring for loved ones which puts a financial strain on their journey. …

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Heroes on Horseback

  Check out the news story that was done on warrior Mike Holmes! He has been attending Heroes on Horseback with Independent Program’s support for several years and it has provided him great benefits!  …

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Angel Rose

Rebecca Hill was medically retired from the U.S. Navy due to an extremely severe traumatic brain injury. It was predicted that she would remain in a permanent vegetative state and would never talk or walk again. Through prayer, therapy and time, Rebecca recovered beyond what her doctors thought would ever be possible. We were blessed…

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Kindness Rocks! Rebecca’s podcast about giving back to her community.

https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-g6dkr-dd14f4 Giving back to your community can create unbelievable connections.  Listen to Rebecca’s fantastic podcast about how Kindness Rocks!…

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A Hui Hou – Until We Meet Again

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a physical distance between loved ones in an effort to maintain safety, but that doesn’t have to impact our health and well-being. There is Hawaiian saying that truly embodies the sentiment felt by many during these unprecedented times.   A hui hou – Until we meet again.   One warrior…

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A Brain Injury is Like a Fingerprint- No Two are Alike: Kevin Pearce’s Story

Kevin Pearce provides an insightful look into recovering from brain injury as he share’s his own story. Everyone’s journey is different but all are incredibly important.  …

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Exercise with Denise!

Join Denise in some simple at home exercises!  She does a great job at keeping things simple but effective! Staying active is so important for mind, body and soul!…

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Virtual CSS Magic

Sometimes it takes a small village to make a large impact! The COVID-19 pandemic has required everyone to practice social distancing, which can be difficult for everyone. It’s times like these when it’s crucial to think outside the box to create opportunities for connections. Thanks to our network of providers, NCC staff and the support…

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The Power of Positivity: Howard’s Story

a hero… is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles – Christopher Reeve We live in a world of undetected heroes. Their capes are hidden. Their powers are overlooked but their perseverance is unmatched. These individuals transcend insurmountable odds to overcome challenges and in doing so become…

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Psychological Resilience Is Associated With Participation Outcomes Following Mild to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) causes physical and cognitive-behavioral impairments that reduce participation in employment, leisure, and social relationships. Demographic and injury-related factors account for a small proportion of variance in participation post-injury. Personal factors such as resilience may also impact outcomes. This study aimed to examine the association of resilience alongside demographic, injury-related, cognitive, emotional,…

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