Roughly 40% of the time that an aging senior falls, they will hit their head. The resulting injury to the brain can run from almost nothing to a brain bleed which, if undetected, can end with death. Author Jane Gross, who lives and works in New York City, is a prolific writer on the subject of aging and recently she suffered a fall outside of her apartment which has left her with a concussion and the ongoing challenges involved with healing. Ms. Gross has written an article about her experience which is worth the read for those who have fallen and for those who fear they may fall. Follow this link to the article.