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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.

Learning Objectives

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

Session Summary

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. 

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  • Introduction

    You are here
  • Part 1 - Key Messages About Protecting Your Head

    Part 1
  • Part 2 - Tips to Prevent Head Injuries

    Part 2
  • Part 3 - How to Prevent Falls in the Home

    Part 3
  • Part 4 - Bicycle Helmet Safety

    Part 4
  • Part 5 - My Personal Action Plan

    Part 5
  • Summary


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