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.
5 Easy Ways to Help Our Elders — National (01/02/2022)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.
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.
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.
Should You Rent a Car or Drive Your Own On Your Next Road Trip? — National (07/02/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AARP put together a list of things to consider when you are preparing for summer travel, whether you should be driving a rental car or your own car.
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.”
Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairments — National (07/01/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The objective of this study was to evaluate how UFOV impairments affect time-to-contact estimates in elderly drivers deciding when to make a left turn across oncoming traffic.