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