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Brain and Spine Injury Prevention for Seniors
Posted On: Saturday, October 29, 2011

Neurosurgeon Scott Simon, MD of ONS in Stamford.For people over age 65, a fall poses a high risk for traumatic brain or spinal cord injury.

In fact, falls are the leading cause of brain injury in the elderly, often leading to hospitalization, loss of independence and life-threatening conditions. 

On Tuesday, November 1 at 6 p.m. –  Neurosurgeon Dr. Scott Simon will talk about how to avoid accidents like tripping or slipping that can lead to a life-changing injury. He will discuss the most common causes of injuries in and out of the home, highlight what should be done to reduce the risk for injuries,and explain when a simple fall should be taken more seriously. 

The talk will take place in the Noble Conference Room at Greenwich Hospital. Admission is FREE.

To register, call 203-863-4277 or 888-305-9253.