AARPs 5 Ways to Make Your Car More Accessible is a good starting point in the process of learning what you can add to your vehicle. An occupational therapist can help you find the safest and appropriate gear to help with your mobility.
5 Ways to Make Your Car More Accessible — National (02/09/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Raging Aging Symposium series, 2021 (session recordings) — National (01/14/2022)Source: Association
A pop-up symposium supported by a grant from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
Guidelines for Older Driver Safety for State & Local Roadways | Raging Aging Symposium — National (01/10/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The Georgia Department of Public Health's 55+ Driver Safety Program hosted a series of presentations focused on aging road users. Here is the presentation recording of "Guidelines for Older Driver Safety for State & Local Roadways"
Equity In Transportation; How Do We Get There? | Raging Aging Symposium — National (01/07/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The Georgia Department of Public Health's 55+ Driver Safety Program hosted a series of presentations focused on aging road users. Here is a presentation recording of Equity in Transportation; How Do We Get There?
Travel Patterns of American Adults with Disabilities — National (01/03/2022)Source: US Department of Transportation
This report uses data from the 2017 National Household Travel Survey to examine the daily travel patterns of American adults with travel-limiting disabilities and data from 2001-2009 to look at trends over time.
5 Easy Ways to Help Our Elders — National (01/02/2022)Source: University
Today, with the technological advancements and availability of a wide range of home modifications, caregiving, and other services, there are many options available to help the elderly. Here are 5 ways you can help improve their life.
For Seniors Driving Same 'Ol" Vehicles Raises The Risks of a Deadly Crash — National (12/13/2021)Source: Association
“Retirement vehicles”— older, smaller, outdated cars that lack crucial safety features that can help prevent or mitigate crashes, are common among older drivers 70 and over.
5 Best Small SUVs for Seniors — National (12/10/2021)Source: Association
Finding the best car for seniors includes considering a number of different features from accessibility and ease of use to the overall comfort in their vehicle.
Research Update: Driver Rehabilitation Utilization, Factors Influencing Participation in Driver Training, and Driving Interventions — National (12/01/2021)Source: Association
AOTA Members can sign in and read Research Update: Driver Rehabilitation Utilization, Factors Influencing Participation in Driver Training, and Driving Interventions
20 Warning Signs an Elderly Driver Is No Longer Safe Behind the Wheel — National (11/29/2021)Source: Association
The NHTSA advises family memebers to look for the following indicators that an elderly driver may need to stop driving and consider alternative modes of transportation.