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2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200 Roseville, MN 55113-3830
Phone: 612-378-2742
Toll Free: 1-800-669-6442
Fax: 612-378-2789
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2017 Consumer and Family Conference

Consumer and Family Conference
Journey to Wellness: Body. Balance. Being.
Saturday, November 4
1 to 4 p.m.
New Life Presbyterian Church
965 Larpenteur Ave W, Roseville, Minnesota

This free conference is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family members and loved ones to participate in workshops and sessions that focus on innovations in the world of brain injury care, therapy and rehabilitation.

Event Schedule

  • 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. – Attendee Registration, time with vendors
  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. – "Public Policy Updates", Public Policy Department, Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. – Move it or Lose it: The Benefits of Exercise and Movement in Traumatic Brain Injury
    Carrie DeNiel, PT, HCMC
    Physical therapists help to evaluate and treat people who have had a traumatic brain injury. They help patients to start moving and exercising soon after their injury in order to improve symptoms and overall function. Come see and try a few common exercises used in treatment of traumatic brain injuries!

  • 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. – Break and Time with Vendors
  • 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. – Staying Hopeful amidst the Challenges - A Survivor's Story
    Brenda Johnson, Survivor
    After suffering a traumatic brain injury due to a car accident, this survivor shares the repercussions of her injury, the daily challenges she and her family face, and the hopefulness she continues to have for herself and other TBI survivors.

There is no cost for this conference. To register, please call our offices at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442 by October 30. Any requests for reasonable accommodations must be received by October 20.

Presented with support from Hennepin County Medical Center.