12/07/2016

older woman driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that nearly 34 million drivers are 65 and older. By 2030, Federal estimates show there will be about 57 million older drivers, which makes up about a quarter of all licensed drivers... Read More

12/06/2016

tire on the road

A study comparing the restraint use practices and injuries among children in crashes with grandparents versus parent drivers was conducted by researchers at the Children Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. Data were... Read More

12/05/2016

twitter chat

On Monday, December 5 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM EST, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) will hold a Twitter Chat in honor of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. This awareness week created by AOTA is commemorated annually on the first... Read More

12/05/2016

older man on bus

Eventually most seniors reach a point where independently operating a vehicle is no longer a safe option. It is not unusual for seniors to resist this change, fearing the loss of independence. Public transportation across the country is not nearly... Read More

10/11/2016

road

New partnership aims to end traffic fatalities within the next 30 years   U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Highway Administration, and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are... Read More

10/06/2016

money

The number of Americans age 65 or older increased tenfold in the last century and the elderly are living longer, in more comfort and in better health than ever before, researchers report. The study, “Older Americans 2000: Key Indicators of Well-... Read More

09/07/2016

country road

You’ve grown concerned about your mother’s driving. She is now one of the 30 million senior drivers (according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), and you've become more watchful. First, there are these serious dents in her car... Read More

08/25/2016

2016 Star Awards

Apply through August 30 for the 2016 STAR Award!   Hello.  This message is to remind you that the 2016 STAR Awards application will be open through August 30, 2016. If you haven’t already submitted a STAR Award application, I urge you to... Read More

08/02/2016

banner heart

When it comes to driving safely, it’s your health, not your age that mattered most. For most people, the changes with age happen slowly over time and are not always obvious.  However, as a person ages, there are changes in your physical and/or... Read More

06/27/2016

CDC Infographic

By ChORUS Staff   I happened to recently get entangled into a conversation regarding older drivers and whether or not it is acceptable to limit their driving. Ironically, the conversation was between two drivers who were both over the age of... Read More

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