Brain Injury Awareness Month Brings Memory Test for Veterans

From Yahoo! Finance:

“March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. In addition to the 1.7 million Americans who sustain a brain injury each year, tens of thousands of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are dealing with the consequences of head trauma. The Department of Defense reports that 233,425 of America’s veterans have been diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injuries since 2000.

Quincy Bioscience announces the launch of a new initiative, GI Brain Health, to support military veterans that have suffered traumatic brain injuries. Now available online, a free memory test will provide a welcome resource to those military veterans who suffer from memory loss due to traumatic brain injuries.”

Returning soldiers and veterans concerned about their memory or are experiencing memory loss symptoms are encouraged to take a free memory test by visiting- www.gibrainhealth.com.

Find out more:

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/quincy-bioscience-recognizes-brain-injury-143012586.html

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The Center on Aging at the University of West Florida was established in the Fall of 2010 when the School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences faculty along with assistance from Sponsored Research submitted a grant to the State University System Board of Governors in support of aging initiatives for Northwest Florida. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of aging adults through the application of science to address challenges associated with aging and to promote healthy aging, with an emphasis on prevention. This will be accomplished through inter-disciplinary and inter-professional efforts of basic and applied research, consultation, and partnerships with community agencies. Education and training, direct services to the aging population, and public awareness and understanding of the contributions and needs of elders will be primary objectives.
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One Response to Brain Injury Awareness Month Brings Memory Test for Veterans

  1. Thanks for sharing our information!

    For non-veterans, we would also like to remind everybody of the availability of the Free Online Memory Test! This is a great resource to track your memory and overall brain health.

    Visit http://www.freeonlinememorytest.com for more information and to start tracking!

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