TitleStatePublish DateSourceDescriptionDocument LinkLink
You and Your Heart: What You ControlNational02/12/2021Association

A few key decisions can give your heart that extra attention and lower your odds of a heart attack or stroke. 

https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/heart-over-50/slideshow-heart-healthy-lifestyle
Heart Attack and Stroke SymptomsNational02/12/2021Association

Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack or stroke symptoms. 

https://www.heart.org/en/about-us/heart-attack-and-stroke-symptoms
Steering to SafetyNational08/28/2016Association

Home Instead Senior Care recently launched an online program that provides tips to make the conversation with an older adult about their driving ability a little easier.

https://advantagenews.com/news/steering-to-safety/
Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairmentsNational07/01/2016Nonprofit 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.

 

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457516302378
Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than AgeNational04/08/2015Association

Edmunds.com gives information on its website on how to determine a senior’s driving ability.

https://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/assessing-elderly-drivers-ability-means-more-than-age.html
Compendium of Traffic Safety Research Projects (1985-2013)National01/01/2014US Department of Transportation

Brief summaries of research on alcohol-involved driving, drug-involved driving, occupant protection (e.g., seat belts, and child safety seats), speed and other unsafe driving behaviors. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Compendium%20of%20Traffic%20Safety%20Research%20Projects%20%281985-2013%29%20.pdf
Colorado: Survey Finds Aging Drivers Support Mandatory Retesting to Get LicenseColorado05/25/2011News

The Denver Post published an article on aging drivers and their support for mandatory retesting to renew driver’s licenses. It also states that In Colorado, drivers over the age of 65 must renew their license by mail.

https://www.denverpost.com/2011/05/25/colorado-survey-finds-aging-drivers-support-mandatory-retesting-to-get-license/
Seniors Have Trouble Walking And Talking At The Same TimeNational03/16/2011Nonprofit Organization

NPR reported the findings of researchers from the University of Illinois who found that “individuals over 59 face an increased risk of injury when crossing busy complicated streets while multitasking.”

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2011/03/18/134600344/seniors-have-trouble-walking-and-talking-at-the-same-time
When Should I Stop Driving?NationalAssociation

Most of us will have to ask this question someday. If driving were only about getting from point A to point B, it might be an easy one to answer, but driving provides convenience, security, and personal freedom.

https://www.watermarkcommunities.com/when-should-i-stop-driving/
Plan For The Road AheadNationalAssociationhttps://planfortheroadahead.com/