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
Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms — National (02/12/2021)Source: Association
Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack or stroke symptoms.
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.
Vehicle Technology Preferences Among Mature Drivers — National (03/16/2020)Source: Association
The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab surveyed drivers age 50 and older about vehicle safety technologies, car buying and driving behavior, and self-driving cars.
IACP Alzheimer's Initiative Program Webinar: 3 Stages of Alzheimer's — National (03/30/2017)Source: Association
IACP video on the 3 stages of Alzheimer’s Disease that Law Enforcement might observe during a traffic stop.
Development of a curriculum and roadside screening tool for Law enforcement identification of medical impairment in aging drivers — National (12/03/2016)Source: Association
Additional information showing how the DOSCI tool was developed and tested as a roadside screening tool can be found at the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
Steering to Safety — National (08/28/2016)Source: Association
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.
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.
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.
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.