The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training is presenting a free webinar series covering complex issues related to brain injury, including brain injury in vulnerable and at-risk populations as well as brain injury and co-occurring disorders.
David mixing up spice cake batter for our Community Outreach Cooking activity this month.
Angela helped to make spice cakes too!
The individually packaged cakes will be delivered to a local group home. We hope the residents love them!
Emma and C L opening up boxes of protective shields for the No Limits Activity Room.
Safety first! Our new protective safety shields are a great way to stay safe while enjoying activities at No Limits.
A socially-distanced United Way Exercise Group with Betsy Pinder!
Zel says he likes to mow the lawn because he likes to help keep the No Limits yard looking nice. Thank you Zel!
Brandon using a push mower to cut grass around obstacles such as plants and bird feeders. Good work Brandon!
“I like to mow it mow it, I like to mow it mow it” Angela likes mowing with the riding lawn mower because it helps her relax.
No Limits’ Case Manager, Kyle Fulk, was able to visit with members of No Limits who are confined to congregate care due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are so happy that we were able to visit Alisa and Steve and that they are doing well!
Thank you so much to Beritt, John, and Luke for helping us to get our new touch screen activity board together!
For Mindfulness Monday this week we watched a video from Jon Kabat-Zinn, creator of the research-backed stress-reduction program Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), explain the importance of mindfulness in strengthening your mind. It was very informative!
Virtual No Limits + Regular No Limits + United Way Exercise w/ Betsy = a great morning!
We celebrated Rachel’s birthday this week. Happy birthday Rachel!
Brandon, Adrian, Kyle, and C L enjoyed an outdoor lesson about power-steering this week too!
Brandon giving TLC to the Native Prickly Pear Cactus in our Pollinator Garden. Good work Brandon!
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) received a 3-year
Commonwealth Neurotrauma Initiative (CNI) grant to provide positive parenting skills for families affected by a parent’s traumatic brain injury (TBI). A fact sheet about this project can be found below, and please stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for future updates on this project.
This month for our Outreach Cooking work we made individual brownie pans for residents at a local group home. We were told that they were “delicious!”
Hugg watched us make brownies. Brandon says “Look he’s rubbing his Buddha belly!”
Brandon in No Limits jail…just kidding! Brandon was caring for the No Limits Hens.
Two hens diggin’ for grubs!
A new pet to help us keep pests out of the yard.
Our Native Purple Passionflower, or our “Maypop” Plant, is really poppin’!
One of our newest members, Angela, is quite the artist!
We shared our “Creating Virtual No Limits Video” with Chris Miller, who is the Director of the Brain Injury Services Coordination Unit at the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (VA DARS) and she sent us pictures of her cat Burkley enjoying the video!
Burkley apparently enjoyed the video so much he made his Momma, Chris, watch it over and over and even purred at his favorite parts. We’re so glad you liked the video Burkley and Chris!
When the virus came, No Limits Eastern Shore Brain Injury Services had to find a safe, inexpensive, accessible way to continue providing support to the survivors of brain injury in our region of Virginia despite the many logistical challenges. This short video tells the story of our journey to create a Virtual No Limits!