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BIAOR 30th Anniversary and Pioneer Awards Recipients
Doug Schaumberg - Sailing for Thought
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Jeff and Chris on their Walk/Ride Multistate Brain Injury Awareness Adventure
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Awareness Walk - Summer 2013
host its 1st Annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk in the summer of
2013. Enjoy music, door prizes, food, and a beautiful walk. All Brain Injury Survivors
will receive a free t-shirt.
"Standing Together to Prevent Falls"
Falls are the leading cause of injury hospitalizations and emergency room visits in Oregon, and the leading cause of death for those over the age of 65.
To reduce risk of falls, individuals are encouraged to:
Exercise regularly - focus on leg strength, weight bearing exercises, and improving balance. Tai Chi programs are especially good.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist to review medicines, both prescription and over-the-counter, to identify medicines that may cause side effects or interactions such as dizziness or drowsiness.
Have vision checked at least annually by an eye doctor and update eye glasses as needed.
Make homes safer by
reducing tripping hazards such as area rugs,
adding grab bars inside and outside the shower
or tub and next to the toilet, adding railings
on both sides of stairways and improving your
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