Improving quality of life for all
The Eastern Kentucky Stroke Warriors, a support group of stroke survivors and caregivers, announced the first Rural Appalachia Stroke Camp will be held Sept. 25, 2021 at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. The group is partnering with the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) and the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN) to host stroke survivors and caregivers for a fun-filled day to relax, learn and rejuvenate.
The theme of the camp is It’s Your Day: Refresh-Renew-Refocus.Keynote speakers will be providing information on stroke awareness, stress management, music therapy and healthy eating.... Read More
The 2021 Brain Injury Summit is enirely Virtual this year.
All meetings will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Eastern)
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|April 14th||Adjusting to Life After Brain Injury: The Long and Winding Road|
|April 21st||Toxic Metabolic Encephalopathy: A Potentially Curable Acquired Brain Injury|
The Kentucky Office of Rural Health, in collaboration with the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, is pleased to release the Winter 2021 edition of The Bridge magazine. Read More.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the SCI community this past year. In order to keep our community informed, NASCIC has taken the initiative to put together a white paper of all current evidence-based information and knowledge about COVID-19 related to those living with SCI.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN) are inviting you to take part in an online survey gathering information about the myths, stereotypes, and misconceptions individuals with disabilities deal with in their daily lives. The accompanying cover letter also spells out the overall criteria for participating in this survey.
By agreeing to participate in this survey, you will be contributing to our understanding of myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes people with disabilities such as yours experience in their communities. Specifically, the purpose of this research is to gather information about the challenges you face, personal beliefs, and experiences you have related to stereotypes, misconceptions, and... Read More