ArticleBenign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in the Older AdultHorn, Linda B. PT, DScPT, MHS, NCSAuthor Information Rehabilitation Services Department, St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. Corresponding Author: Linda B. Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS, NCS, St Agnes Hospital, 900 S Caton Ave, Baltimore, MD 21229 ([email protected]). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation: July 2009 - Volume 25 - Issue 3 - p 231-243 doi: 10.1097/TGR.0b013e3181b02da6 Buy Metrics Abstract Dizziness is a common problem in older adults. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a common cause of vertigo, especially in older adults. Treatment can be effective and safe in this population. © 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.