A growing number of elderly people are falling and suffering traumatic brain injuries as a result. How do you keep yourself or a family member safer from a dangerous fall?
The percentage of Americans with osteoporosis who are women is a whopping 80 percent -- totaling more than 35 million people. What's the message for women? Mind your bones!
We’ve all heard of the forgetfulness and language problems that can signal Alzheimer’s. But when this disease strikes adults under 65, it can arrive with unexpected and puzzling symptoms – like unexplained clumsiness.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits—and the main cause of accidental deaths—among Americans 65 and older. Learn how to stay upright and alright.
As we age, our bones become more fragile. Our reflexes are no longer lightening-quick. If you are over age 65, having four or more of these risk factors will increase your risk of falling by 80 percent.