It’s Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, and the ability to drive safely can be affected by changes in our physical, emotional, and cognitive health. Although these changes are part of normal aging, they can affect each individual at different rates.
Just as one plans for retirement, it’s important to plan for your transportation needs.
December is the perfect time to have a conversation with loved ones as you come together for the holidays.
When an older driver decides it’s time for a check-up, useful driving fitness education tools can help identify challenges and help them adjust.
Driving intervention plans, drawn up between a client and therapist, can help older individuals drive safely for as long as possible.
When someone needs to adjust to keep driving or can no longer drive, family and friends can help with resources for independent transportation in the community.
Exploring alternative types of transportation can help older adults stay independent. Options can include community networks, public transit, and ride sharing apps.
Vision problems and certain medications can also cause issues driving early. Talk to your doctor to get help.