In this brief article, we will explain what an elderly driving evaluation is and how it can help determine when it may be wise to stop driving.
What Does An Elderly Driving Evaluation Involve — National (11/28/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Should You Get A Professional Driving Safety Assessment? — National (09/26/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Shepherd Center of NOVA provides information on the importance of driving safety assessments and how they can help individuals determine any necessary adjustments to increase their driving safety, especially as they age.
Interventions With the Older Driver — National (09/21/2022)Source: University
Aside from treating medical conditions that impair driving ability, most medical practitioners are not prepared to formulate or execute a driving rehabilitation plan; referral to specialists is often helpful.
Functional Assessment of the Older Driver — National (09/21/2022)Source: University
The role of practitioners is to do detailed functional and medical assessments related to driving safety.
New tool helps older adults monitor 'attentional performance' during driving — National (06/01/2022)Source: University
Researchers have developed a straightforward questionnaire that older adults can use to assess their attentional performance during driving.
Introducing practical tools for fit to drive assessment of the elderly — National (12/31/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Therefore, it is recommended that the selected tools be used in practical batteries to assess the driving skills of the elderly.
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.
Quiz: Do You Know the Rules of the Road? — National (06/11/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Legal and tech changes mean even longtime drivers have gaps in their driving know-how. Take the AARP quiz to test your driving knowledge.
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.