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
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"
New Resources to Keep Older Drivers Safe — Ohio (12/06/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The Ohio Department of Transportation, the Ohio Department of Public Safety, the Ohio Department of Aging, and AAA are reminding Ohio Drivers to stay fit to drive by following a few basic safety tips.
Older Adults and Perceptions in Self-Driving, Ride-Hailing Services — National (07/26/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This research is of interest to older adults, their families, and those who provide health and social services because older adults outlive their decision to stop driving by about 10 years.
Everything You Need to Know About Car Recalls — National (04/14/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Car Recalls help to ensure that all vehicles on the road are safe to drive. To help better understand the topic we asked our AAA experts for answers to all your car recall questions.
Maintaining mobility and preventing disability are key to living independently as we age — National (11/30/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
As we age, we may experience changes in our mobility. there are many reasons for these changes including changes to gait (how we walk) balance, and physical strength. NIA researchers are testing ways to prevent or reverse loss of mobility.
Dementia and Driving — National (09/18/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive.
Smart Features for Mature Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AAA covers smart features for mature drivers in this video and shows how choosing the right vehicle can provide a senior with optimal comfort and safety.
Senior Driving Safety — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
GracefulAging.com has several videos about senior driver safety on its website. Topics of the videos range from ensuring that your car fits you to dealing with driving and dementia.
Senior Driver Safety - CarFit — National (09/14/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The benefits of CarFit, a program developed by the American Society on Aging in collaboration with AAA, AARP and AOTA that provides a check on how well a driver fits his car.