Don't let the smiling faces fool you! This weekend's tenth annual Southern Slam Quad Rugby Tournament is playing host to some amazing talent and intense competition. Join in on the action by attending our "Fan Day" event this Saturday at 11:30 AM at the Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex.
Calling all "fans" of Brooks! This weekend Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation - Jacksonville is hosting our tenth annual Southern Slam Wheelchair Rugby Tournament. Please join us in supporting the Brooks Bandits this Saturday at 11:30 AM at the Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex for our Fan Day event.
Not only does our culture of innovation show through our technology, but it also shines through our employees. We're excited that Sara Gaver will be sharing her creative ideas at Brooks. After completing an internship, she officially joined Brooks full-time at our hospital.
Thank you to the lovely and talented "Spice Goddess" Bal Arneson for treating our patients, residents and guests to exotic spices and healthy Indian recipes. We were honored that she was able to share interactive and engaging culinary experiences with us again this year.
Innovation is a core value at Brooks. We strive to provide the most advanced technology to our patients so they can achieve their goals. Thank you to WJXT4 Scott Johnson at WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX for being there as Maria took her first steps with ReWalk - More Than Walking.
Brooks was honored to once again sponsor the YoungStroke, Inc. conference, where medical experts and stroke survivors came together to raise awareness and share clinical advancements. We welcomed conference participants for a tour of our Neuro Recovery Center, Brooks Clubhouse and Aphasia Center. #YS2k16
Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation - Jacksonville celebrated its 10th anniversary this year by expanding its services from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach. Their first priority was finding the right person to lead the expansion. Darren Aliment was the perfect fit.
Driving is not an easy topic to bring up with someone you care about, and it is a painful topic for someone to mull over in their own mind. If you are concerned about someone you love, there are a number of warning signs that indicate an older driver might need assistance.
We are dedicated to advancing the knowledge, skills and career goals of our employees. This focus helped inspire a unique new program designed to provide our staff with continuous learning and expanded opportunities.
Thank you to everyone who attended our recent holiday party hosted by the Jacksonville Jaguars! We had a great time getting to meet players from the Jags, and enjoyed showcasing unique programs within the Brooks system.
Figuring out what toys are age appropriate for your kids while holiday shopping can be a difficult task. Pediatric Program Coordinator Megan Hyman has some helpful tips on finding the right gift for your child.
Happy Thanksgiving from our family at Brooks to yours! Several of our employees, patients and their families took time away from their holiday celebrations this morning to take part in Tony's Turkey Trot for Brain Injury Awareness.
Brooks Chaplain Bernie Jorn is a frequent guest blogger for our website, whose posts provide a unique insight for our patients and community. Chaplain Jorn recently shared his thoughts on the historical importance of Thanksgiving and how we should be appreciative of our immediate gifts.