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
Conversations About Driving - Plan Ahead — National (09/18/2020)Source: Association
AAA gives tips on how to plan for a discussion with a senior family member about quitting driving.
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.
Exploration of Older Drivers’ Speeding Behavior — National (10/01/2016)Source: Association
Speeding increases crash risk and resulting injury severity. Older drivers are at increased risk of injury due to frailty, at increased risk of crashing due to slower reaction times compared to younger drivers.
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.
The Older Driver with Cognitive Impairment: Perceptions of Driving Ability and Results of a Behind the Wheel Test — National (02/04/2016)Source: Association
Older adult drivers with cognitive impairment pose a potential safety risk to themselves and others.
Critical Older Driver Errors in a National Sample of Serious U.S. Crashes — National (07/01/2015)Source: Association
A study was done to determine which senior driver errors caused the most prevalent serious crashes.
Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than Age — National (04/08/2015)Source: Association
Edmunds.com gives information on its website on how to determine a senior’s driving ability.