Addressing unsafe driving is never easy, but it's even trickier when the driver is your mom or dad. Care.com experts offer advice on how to talk to a parent about driving.
Discussing driving with your aging parent: How to proceed with care and compassion — National (10/18/2021)Source: Association
How to Speak to Your Parent’s Doctors: Tips for Successful Communication With Your Parent and Their Care Team — National (10/08/2021)Source: Association
Many aging drivers feel that driving is their lifeline-but how do we know when an older driver is no longer safe on the road? Learn about the many variables that impact driving ability and how to develop solutions.
ARU Full Participant Manual — National (10/01/2021)Source: Association
This course is designed so that those involved in aging road user safety can gain the skills and knowledge to manage a successful and sustainable aging road user safety program.
Living With Disabilities — National (09/30/2021)Source: US Department of Transportation
Infographic from the United States Census Bureau about people living with disabilities.
Older Adult Population and Neighborhood Walkability by Metropolitan Area Size and Degree of Urban Sprawl — National (09/29/2021)Source: Association
The results of the modeling procedure suggest a positive association between the population of older adults in 2015–2019 and neighborhood walkability.
Bike Safety Tips for Older Adults — Illinois (09/28/2021)Source: Association
The goal of the Ride Illinois Safety Program is to make bike education courses and resources accessible to adults and children across Illinois. This webinar is tailored to older adults and being safe while biking.
What to Know About Mind Diet — National (09/27/2021)Source: Association
In the MIND diet, the recommended guidelines focus more on plant-based food that is minimally processed and limit animal-based foods that are high in saturated fats and foods with added sugar.
How Do I Know if My Aging Parent Is Safe to Drive? — National (09/09/2021)Source: Association
If you notice that your aging parents are making some driving errors, it could be time to talk to them about giving up the keys. it can be difficult for elderly drivers to give up driving since they don't want to lose that freedom.
Driving to Independence — Arizona (07/27/2021)Source: Association
Driving To Independence offers a comprehensive driver evaluation and training program.
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.