Enhancing Life After Brain Injury
Supportive Living, Inc. raises the quality of life for people living with traumatic brain injury, stroke and other neurological disorders. To achieve this mission SLI provides supportive and affordable housing, community based wellness programming, and with research and educational opportunities with local colleges and universities.
We are a non-profit organization and have been improving the quality of life for brain injury survivors since 1991. From our grass-root beginnings focused on developing a home-like residential program for survivors of brain injury, we have expanded the breadth and depth of our services to include four residential facilities, active physical and functional fitness programs, cognitive and social engagement programs and applied research into the best approaches to improving the lives of brain injury survivors.
Writing After a Stroke
Jed Power, a well-known crime fiction writer, suffered a stroke 2019. Having completed seven books in his Dan Marlowe/Hampton Beach, NH series he was determined to continue writing even after his stroke. The stroke left him without movement on his left side. “I didn’t suffer cognitive or speech problems,” says Jed. “But writing after a stroke presented major obstacles for me, not least typing with one finger.”
In Jed’s two-and-a-half-year recovery various physical and occupational therapists have helped him, but he discovered SLI’s Neuro-Fit at the Andover YMCA a year ago and hasn’t looked back.
Thanks to the sponsors of SLI’s 30th Anniversary Celebration