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A hip fracture is a break in the thigh bone (femur) of your hip joint. The incidence of hip fractures increases with age, doubling for each decade after age 50. The majority of hip fractures happen to people older than age 60.
Stroke - where a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts - is a serious condition that requires clinical care by a physician or other health care professional; brain damage can occur within minutes of having a stroke.
Acquired brain injury (ABI) - also commonly referred to as traumatic brain injuries (TBI) - occurs when a sudden, external, physical assault damages the brain. It is one of the most common causes of disability and death in adults.