:: Upcoming Events

April 26 - 7 pm Movie: The Crash Reel - The story of Olympic bound snowboarder, Kevin Pearce, who was competing against Shawn White the gold.  See this HBO award winning documentary film for only $5.

5th Ave Cinema, 510 SW Hall St, Portland, 97201

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May 4 - Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction: Fundraiser for Caleb Moore - Hermiston

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If you any questions contact BIAOR at:

PO Box 549
Molalla OR 97038

800-544-5243

Fax: 503-961-8730
biaor@biaoregon.org  

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Our Mission

The mission of the Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, advocacy, education, research, and support.

To contact the Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon:

Call 1-800-544-5243 or Email biaor@biaoregon.org

Currently, more than 5.3 million children and adults in the U.S. live with a lifelong disability as a result of TBI and 6.4 million have a disability due to stroke. (Statistics courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and the Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics 2010 Update At-A-Glance.). This translates into more than 155,449 Oregonians living with disability from acquired brain injury. That is about the population of Salem or all of Deschutes County.

 

Awareness Walk - Summer 2014

BIAOR will host its 1st Annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk in the summer of 2014.   Enjoy music, door prizes, food, and a beautiful walk.  All Brain Injury Survivors will receive a free t-shirt.

stay tuned for more details...

 

"Standing Together to Prevent Falls"

Falls are the leading cause of injury hospitalizations and emergency room visits in Oregon, and the leading cause of death for those over the age of 65.

To reduce risk of falls, individuals are encouraged to:

Exercise regularly - focus on leg strength, weight bearing exercises, and improving balance. Tai Chi programs are especially good.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist to review medicines, both prescription and over-the-counter, to identify medicines that may cause side effects or interactions such as dizziness or drowsiness.

Have vision checked at least annually by an eye doctor and update eye glasses as needed.

Make homes safer by reducing tripping hazards such as area rugs, adding grab bars inside and outside the shower or tub and next to the toilet, adding railings on both sides of stairways and improving your homes lighting.

For more information about falls prevention, visit http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fall-prevention/HQ00657

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2014 Events have been added to the News & Events page.
Visit our News & Events page for the latest updates and details!

Looking for resources and supports dealing with brain injury?

Neuro-Resource Facilitation helps people with brain injury and their families find answers to their questions. It is a free service dedicated to helping people choose, get and keep needed services and supports.

For more information call the Brain Injury Association at 1-800-544-5243 or e-mail us at biaor@biaoregon.org

 
For our history and contact information, visit the About Us page Looking for resources in your community? Search The Charity Vault

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Sponsors for Jenna's Fundraiser Nov 2, 2013

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Sponsors for Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference 2013

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Brain Injury Association of Oregon, Inc.  (BIAOR)
PO Box 549
Molalla OR 97038

Phone: 800.544.5243
Fax: 503-961-8730

e-Mail: biaor@biaoregon.org

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:: The Headliner
BIAOR Quarterly Newsletter

Headliner 2 2014

Other Newsletters and Magazines

The Brain Injury Alliance of
Oregon is pleased to provide
Brain Injury Journey Magazine
by Lash & Associates to its
members as a membership
benefit. You will receive the
magazine every 3 months.

 Brain Injury Journey

:: TBI Today Newsletter
The latest issue of TBI Today, the newsletter for the Virginia Commonwealth University Traumatic Brain Injury Model System 
http://model.tbinrc.com/newsletters.

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:: Current Research

Opportunity for clients and families to help with some important research

The Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine is conducting important research. The research consists of two online surveys: one for individuals with brain injuries and the other for their family members or significant others. The survey is designed to collect information about the potential educational needs that these individuals may have.

Survivor      Family

MSKTC Recruiting Veterans, African Americans and Latino/ Hispanics with TBI

The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) is recruiting individuals to participate in a phone interview for a study to improve health information available for individuals with TBI. Participants must have a TBI and be over 18. Participants must also be a veteran OR African American OR Latino/Hispanic. They will receive $75 after completing the interview, which will last approximately 60 minutes. For more information, visit our recruitment page

 


:: Camping, Rafting, Hiking 2014 - Register Now

 Please join us for our 5th annual Camping, Rafting, Hiking trip.

August  

This camp is for people with brain injuries to attend with their friends and family. We only charge $25 per person then rely on donations to cover the rest of the cost.

Price includes camp sites, rafting, massage therapists, food and drinks. We have chefs to cook our food and massage therapists to work out our aches and pains. If we have enough money left we then even reimburse up to $40 in gas (so far we have been able to do this every year).

 


:: Quote

"If a disease were killing our children in the proportions that [brain] injuries are, people would be outraged and demand that this killer be stopped."

former Surgeon General Everett Koop, MD.

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