Researchers have developed a straightforward questionnaire that older adults can use to assess their attentional performance during driving.
New tool helps older adults monitor 'attentional performance' during driving — National (06/01/2022)Source: University
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.
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.
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.
Disability Impacts All of Us — National (09/02/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The CDC created an infographic for how disability impacts all our lives as we age.
Why Doctors Don’t Like to Discuss Driving with Older Patients — National (09/13/2019)Source: University
“Some adults may prefer advice from a doctor, while others prefer straight talk from family, friends or peers.”
Assessing and Counseling the Older Driver — National (08/19/2019)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Dr. Ericka Tung, a Geriatrician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article which offers guidelines to patients, families, and the clinicians who counsel them, on assessing the safety of the older adult driver.
Assessing and Counseling the Older Driver: A Concise Review for the Generalist Clinician — National (03/23/2019)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Older drivers are putting more miles on the road during their golden years. Clinicians can then make recommendations about fitness to drive and appropriate referrals for rehabilitation or alternative transportation resources.
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers (30 Minute Shift Change) — National (01/01/2017)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers is an abbreviated version of the two-hour course, “Law Enforcement’s Role in Older Driver Safety”.