How do you realistically implement medical recommendations into your lifestyle?
Let's talk about it!
Today on Hope Survives | Brain Injury Podcast, Cristabelle is joined by Marlene Rivera, CBIS, to learn about how to develop a balanced life post-injury. We discuss some of the barriers that people might encounter, and also strategies such as how to communicate with medical professionals, the importance of a routine, prioritizing, and community.
Season 2 - Episode 2
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Cristabelle will be sharing on Monday December 6, join via zoom at the link above!
1:46 Why this topic?
7:24 Introducing Marlene
10:12 Identifying Barriers
17:14 Communicating with Medical Professionals
18:59 How to Better Follow Through
21:44 Connection with Others
23:17 Examine your Season of Life
24:36 Schedule & Routine
45:14 Words of Hope
46:38 ReDiscoverU Info
MEET OUR GUEST:
Marlene Rivera is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and Certified Brain Injury Specialist. She currently serves the brain injury community in the role of Clinical Specialist at ReMed in Partnership with Learning Services and as the ReDiscover U Coordinator for the Council on Brain Injury, also known as CoBI. Marlene supports fundraising along with brain injury education and awareness building efforts through her involvement with CoBI's annual events, including David's Drive and Tribute Trek. As a Clinical Specialist, Marlene uses her background in Recreation Therapy to provide oversight of client treatment plans in an intensive neurobehavioral rehab. During her free time, Marlene enjoys activity-based social gatherings and serving her local community, with her loved ones.
Connect with Marlene through CoBI at: councilonbraininjury.com
Cristabelle Braden is an award winning singer/songwriter, keynote speaker, podcast host, brain injury survivor & advocate.
About This Podcast
Have you or a loved one experienced a traumatic brain injury, stroke, concussion, or ABI? This podcast is for you. Sharing hope, support, and education for brain injury survivors, caregivers, and families. Hosted by award-winning TBI survivor, advocate, and singer/songwriter Cristabelle Braden, this is an uplifting podcast to bring hope to your darkest days. Subscribe and stay tuned for messages of encouragement, interviews with professionals, and survivor stories.
Join the online community & monthly zoom support group: hopeafterheadinjury.com/community
Thank you to Council on Brain Injury for supporting this podcast by providing a microphone as part of their grant program to the brain injury community. Check out the amazing work done by CoBI at: councilonbraininjury.com
This podcast is for education and informational purposes only, and not intended for medical advice. If you need specific medical advice, please consult your physician.
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