Dizziness can happen as we get older; however, it is not a normal part of aging. Review some causes of dizziness and strategies for treating this condition. Taking charge to address dizziness is another way to be proactive with your health, prevent falls, and keep your independence.

Janet Popp is a home health physical therapist and holds an MS in gerontology. She is adjunct faculty at UNM Health Sciences Center Division of Physical Therapy, chair of the New Mexico Adult Falls Prevention Coalition, and has a contract with the NM Department of Health to conduct falls prevention trainings for healthcare professionals.