The repercussions of traumatic brain injuries, especially in older victims, can be severe and have a drastic impact on daily life. Symptoms of traumatic brain injuries in senior citizens can include:

  • Confusion, disorientation, and a wide range of cognitive impacts
  • Fatigue and lethargy
  • Frequent headaches, nausea, or vomiting 
  • Language difficulties, such as slurred speech or inability to recall specific words or phrases
  • Losing consciousness
  • Mental and behavioral changes such as sudden outbursts or drastic mood swings
  • Sensory impacts like blurred vision or sensitivity to noise

Older TBI victims are also at significantly higher risk of medical complications, especially if surgery is required. Besides putting an emotional and financial strain on you directly, the TBI may affect your family if they need to help care for you after the injury or if you need someone to make medical and financial decisions on your behalf

Kevin W. Mottley
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