Making the decision to place an elderly loved one in the care of a nursing home or medical facility is not easy. Family members often spend a lot of time researching options and figuring how to pay for accommodations, and they want to feel confident that their loved ones are in a place where they are safe and treated with dignity.
The accident that injured your loved one's back was probably one of the most devastating events in your life. You and your family may have kept vigil in the hospital for days or weeks waiting to hear the doctor's prognosis.
It doesn't matter how you got a traumatic brain injury (TBI) - only that you got it, and it's changed your life.
If a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is affecting someone you love, handling what comes next can be very difficult. No one can prepare you for the hardship that pairs with seeing someone you love suffering from such an injury. It is important to gain an understanding of what they are going through in order for you to both to begin healing. We offer the following five tips to begin coping with your loved one's injury: