Session 4 - Protect Your Head
Past head traumas, especially repeated concussions, appear to increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
In this session you’ll learn about the importance of being proactive in protecting your head at every age.
When you have completed this session, you will be able to:
- Describe the benefits of protecting your head in reducing risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and maintaining quality of life when you have Alzheimer’s disease.
- Identify strategies to protect your head throughout one’s lifespan.
Session 4 includes the following parts:
Part 1: Key Messages about Protecting Your Head
Part 2: Tips to Prevent Head Injuries
Part 3: How to Prevent Falls in the Home
Part 4: Bicycle Helmet Safety
Part 5: My Personal Action Plan
Work through the various parts of the session at your leisure. Move from one part to another at your own pace and in the order that makes sense to you, based on your own needs and interests.
Take time to visit the Discussion Forums, where you can post, in a common area, messages to all other community members. It’s a place for you to interact with others and to discuss the topics and ideas introduced throughout this session.
At any time, you may scroll to the Search bar at the top of the page and type a specific question or topic.
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