The Tbi Family

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Synopsis

The TBI Family is produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. This podcast provides caregivers of service members and veterans with TBI with information on traumatic brain injury and highlights resources available to them. We also share caregiver stories.For information on TBI or to get the DVBIC Family Caregiver Curriculum, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org.The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host, reporters and guests. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

Episodes

  • Caregiver Study and Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Caregiver Study and Brain Injury Awareness Month

    14/02/2017 Duration: 20min

    Since 2012, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center and the National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter Reed have been conducting a study on the effects of caregiving on the caregivers and families of service members and veterans who've sustained a traumatic brain injury. In this episode, we talk about some of what that study has learned so far and how you can take part. We also discuss an easy way you can help spread the word about TBI this Brain Injury Awareness Month. If you're interested in taking part in the "Health Related Quality of Life in Caregivers of Service Members with Military Related Traumatic Brain Injury" study, call (855) 821-1469 or email caregiver.study@dvbic.org. You can find more information about the study here: http://dvbic.dcoe.mil/caring-caregivers To download the Brain Injury Awareness Month hashtag card and take part in the #ThinkAhead social media campaign, click here: https://dvbic.dcoe.mil/aheadforthefuture/materials The TBI Family is produced by the Defense and Veter

  • Substance use and TBI

    Substance use and TBI

    01/02/2017 Duration: 27min

    In this episode, we're talking about a single topic: Substance use and TBI. The TBI Family's Deborah Bailin speaks with Lars Hungerford and Ezra Aune, DVBIC experts from Naval Medical Center San Diego, and then Army Nurse Daniel Hines talks about how a timely intervention helped a friend who was struggling with TBI and substance use. The TBI Family is produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. This podcast provides caregivers of service members and veterans with TBI with information on traumatic brain injury and highlights resources available to them. We also share caregiver stories. For information on TBI or to get the DVBIC Family Caregiver Curriculum, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org. This podcast transcript is available online via the DVBIC website: http://dvbic.dcoe.mil/files/podcast/dvbic_podcast-series_the-tbi-family_episode-5_Feb-1-2017_transcript_v1.0_2017-02-15_0.pdf The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host, reporters a

  • Medical Foster Homes  Cognitive Rehabilitation

    Medical Foster Homes & Cognitive Rehabilitation

    03/01/2017 Duration: 34min

    In this episode, we're traveling! First, our producer goes to Baltimore to check out the Department of Veteran Affairs' medical foster home program, which helps keep veterans out of nursing homes by finding them a place to receive care in a private home. Then we take a trip to the grocery store to talk about one method of cognitive rehabilitation—a group of practices designed to repair of mitigate cognitive deficits caused by brain injuries. The TBI Family is produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. This podcast provides caregivers of service members and veterans with TBI with information on traumatic brain injury and highlights resources available to them. We also share caregiver stories. Link to the VA medical foster home program: http://www.va.gov/GERIATRICS/Guide/LongTermCare/Medical_Foster_Homes.asp Link to the VA home based primary care program: https://www.va.gov/geriatrics/guide/longtermcare/Home_Based_Primary_Care.asp A recent DVBIC webinar on cognitive rehabilitation, for prov

  • Veterans Affairs Respite Program and a Battle Buddy Caregiver

    Veterans Affairs Respite Program and a "Battle Buddy" Caregiver

    20/12/2016 Duration: 21min

    In this episode, we talk to Dayna Cooper, director of Home and Community Care at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, who talks about a program designed to give caregivers a break while still providing care for their care recipient. We also chat with Danny O'Neel, an Army veteran who continues to care for his fellow veterans. The TBI Family is produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. This podcast provides caregivers of service members and veterans with TBI with information on traumatic brain injury and highlights resources available to them. We also share caregiver stories. Link to the VA Respite Care program site: http://www.va.gov/GERIATRICS/Guide/LongTermCare/Respite_Care.asp Link to the DVBIC TBI Recovery Support Program (RSP) page: http://dvbic.dcoe.mil/tbi-recovery-support-program To subscribe or listen to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-tbi-family/id1179020743?mt=2 For information on TBI or to get the DVBIC Family Caregiver Curriculum, go to dv

  • Balance and Mantrams

    Balance and Mantrams

    07/12/2016 Duration: 24min

    In the second episode of The TBI Family, we talk about balance issues after TBI and how caregivers can help providers treat them. We also explore an ancient mindfulness technique that's now helping people cope with the challenges of caregiving. Featured in this podcast: Dr. Katie Stout, DVBIC's director of clinical affairs; Jill Bormann, a nurse researcher with the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. The TBI Family is produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. This podcast will provide caregivers of service members and veterans with TBI with information on traumatic brain injury and highlight resources available to them. We'll also share caregiver stories. Link to the Head Injury and Dizziness Fact Sheet: https://dvbic.dcoe.mil/material/tbi-symptom-management-head-injury-and-dizziness Link to the PsychArmor training on mantram repetition: http://psycharmor.org/caregivers-1/mantram-repetition For information on TBI or to get the DVBIC Family Caregiver Curriculum, go to dvbic.dco

  • The TBI Family

    The TBI Family

    21/11/2016 Duration: 32min

    The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center launches its first podcast, The TBI Family. This podcast will provide caregivers of service members and veterans with TBI with information on traumatic brain injury and highlight resources available to them. We'll also share caregiver stories. In this first episode we talk about the first days of being a TBI family caregiver. Dr. Joel Scholten and Ms. Kathy Helmick talk about what caregivers should know about TBI; we run through free caregiver training options; and Emery Popoloski of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation talks about coming to terms with her role as caregiver for her husband. For information on TBI or to get the DVBIC Family Caregiver Curriculum, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org. This podcast transcript is available online via the DVBIC website: http://dvbic.dcoe.mil/files/podcast/DVBIC_Podcast-Series_The-TBI-Family_Episode-1_Nov-22-2016_Transcript_v1.0_508_2016-12-16.pdf The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast