Primary care providers can be vital in helping older road users recognize when it might be time to change their driving habits, seek a driving assessment to identify adaptations to their car and driving, or planning for the future.
What Is Your Role In Talking About Older Road User Safety — National (03/23/2021)Source: News
You and Your Heart: What You Control — National (02/12/2021)Source: Association
A few key decisions can give your heart that extra attention and lower your odds of a heart attack or stroke.
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.
AGS NHTSA Safe Driving Summary 2020 — National (12/17/2020)Source: Association
Under an agreement, NHTSA and AGS developed companion professional and public education products to increase the availability of safe driving resources for both clinicians and older drivers and their caregivers.
Law Enforcement Visor Card — National (11/24/2020)Source: Association
DOSCI is a short questionnaire for officers to screen for cognitive impairments.
District of Columbia: Senior Driver Information for DC — District of Columbia (09/18/2020)Source: State Department of Transportation
DC’s Department of Motor Vehicles has a page on its website specifically for seniors with information regarding licensing.
Dementia and Driving — National (09/18/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive.
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.
Road Safety for Elderly Pedestrians — National (09/14/2020)Source: University
Loyola University reports senior pedestrian fatalities and how hearing problems, consumption of alcohol and poor peripheral vision are all issues that can affect senior’s ability to walk the streets safely.
Roadwise Rx — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
The AAA Foundation's Roadwise Rx is a powerful tool for quickly checking the side effects and/or interactions of one or multiple prescription or OTC drugs.