Brain injury Risk Factors

Older adults are at higher risk of falls, car accidents, and other accidents that can cause brain injury. Alcohol and certain medicines can affect a person's ability to drive safely and increase the risk for accidents and brain injury. Learn about and deal with risks for falls, and participate in fall prevention programs. Wear helmets and seat belts to help prevent head injuries as well.

Source: NIA (NIH)1

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  1. Source: NIA (NIH): health/ how-aging-brain-affects-thinking

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