• March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Posted on March 31, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    March is brain injury awareness month. The elderly are at greater risk for falling and experiencing a head injury.  In this week’s feature, we talked about traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and learned that falls are the leading cause of TBIs in seniors.  While today is the last day of the month, it’s never too late to implement these tips to reduce your risk of falls at home.

     Have a health care professional check your medications

     Assess your home for safety risks

     Get your vision checked annually

     Exercise regularly to maintain agility