Help Older Adults Live Better, Longer: Prevent Falls and Traumatic Brain Injuries
The goals of this broadcast are to 1) increase awareness and understanding of the impact that falls and fall injuries, especially TBI, have among older adults and on our health care system as baby boomers reach retirement age, and 2) promote a national dialogue on using evidence-based interventions in communities across the United States to prevent falls and fall injuries such as TBI among older adults.
- Discuss the research findings and implications related to falls and fall injuries such as TBI among older adults.
- State the importance of using evidenced-based programs to address the problem.
- Describe interventions, tools and resources available to support communities and health care institutions that want to address fall prevention among older adults.