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.
Steering to Safety — National (08/28/2016)Source: Association
Senior drivers taking opioid painkillers have higher crash risk — National (08/12/2016)Source: Association
Senior drivers who’d been using opioid painkillers regularly for several months also had higher odds of getting into accidents, study shows.
Importance Of Driving Safety — National (07/11/2016)Source: Association
U.S. News and World Report recently published an article discussing how people with a history of fainting are twice as likely to cause a car accident
GEM: New Driving Mobility Video Aims to Boost Safety for Older Drivers — National (07/06/2016)Source: Association
The video follows a senior driver through the initial consultation and pre-drive assessment and out onto the road, where he drives a pre-arranged route covering various road types.
Driving Simulator Training Is Associated with Reduced Inhibitory Workload in Older Drivers — National (07/04/2016)Source: Association
In demanding cognitive tasks, older people mostly experience more problems than younger people, and their brain workload is higher.
Functional Changes and Driving Performance in Older Drivers: Assessment and Interventions — National (05/20/2016)Source: Association
With the increasing aging of the population, the number of older drivers is rising. Driving is a significant factor for the quality of life and independence concerning social and working life.
Should Older People and Those with Dementia Have Their Licenses Revoked? — National (05/12/2016)Source: Association
Evidence has found the revocation of a driver's licence and subsequent loss of independence have severe negative affects on older people. But are they putting other road users in danger if they continue to drive?
Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Are About to Be Everywhere — District of Columbia (05/01/2016)Source: Association
NHTSA predicts that most automakers’ acceptance of the challenge will make AEB standard on new cars three years faster than could be achieved through the formal regulatory process. And the feature could be arriving sooner than 2022.
The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo — National (04/10/2016)Source: Association
The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo was in Chicago from April 7 to April 10, 2016.
Let's Talk About Driving: Safe Driving Planner — National (04/08/2016)Source: Association
It can be difficult to know whether your senior loved ones are still safe on the road or a danger to themselves or others. Check out this Safe Driving Planner.