Falls and Prevention

Falls are the most common cause of TBI, and falling poses an especially serious risk for older adults. According to the CDC, approximately 1 in 4 Americans ages 65 and over reports falling each year. Falls lead to 3 million emergency department visits per year. The number of deaths from falls is rising.

MSKTC (Balance Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury)

Centers for Disease Control (CDC weblink)

Helpguide.org (Online Handbook of Information)

National Institute on Aging (Room to Room Weblink)