A few key decisions can give your heart that extra attention and lower your odds of a heart attack or stroke.
You and Your Heart: What You Control — National (02/12/2021)Source: Association
Keeping Your Mobility With CarFit — National (02/11/2021)Source: News
Learn about CarFit and having your car "fit" you as you age.
Transportation Planning with Family — National (02/02/2021)Source: News
It's important to remember you don't have to plan your transportation retirement alone.
How to Use Rideshare Apps — National (02/01/2021)Source: News
Learn to use a rideshare app to help cut down on your driving.
ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
The ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool guides you through the steps of developing your transportation plan. Starting early allows you to map out your needs, identify and explore your options for alternate transportation modes in your area, and plan for continuing a full and active life whether you are driving or not. Be sure to talk with your doctor to understand how changes in your medical conditions and/or medications might impact driving. Also, family members, friends, and caregivers can help you think about how to best meet all your transportation needs.
ChORUS Older Driver Resources — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Provides a list of general resources for older road users.
Some Medications and Driving Don’t Mix — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
The FDA reports on its website that medications and their side effects could be harmful while driving.
Brain Training Tips for Smart Driving — District of Columbia (10/04/2016)Source: Association
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health recently found that adult drivers who had cognitive training for memory, reasoning or speed of processing had 50 percent fewer car crashes than those in the control group.
Challenges of Older Drivers’ Adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Vehicles — National (06/21/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The personal vehicle is increasingly the preferred mode of travel for aging adults. There are greater numbers of older drivers on the roads driving more miles than ever before.
Functional Outcomes for Older Adults Injured in a Crash — National, Connecticut, Illinois (05/01/2016)Source: US Department of Transportation
This report explores the health and quality-of-life impacts of crashes among older (65+) and middle-aged (40-55) occupants.