Independence and connectivity are crucial for healthy aging, and health, in turn, is important for safe driving. Whether it's the flexibility needed to check your blind spot, or the mental acuity required for judging speed of oncoming traffic, keeping your mind and body active are some of the best steps you can take to improve your safe mobility on the road.

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You may have heard about the positive impact that exercise can have on driving, but did you know that brain training can also make you a safer,...

HelpGuide.org, a “trusted non-profit guide to mental health and well-being,” has posted several tips on how seniors can lower risk factors in driving...

Driving helps older adults stay mobile and independent, but the risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash increases as you age. Learn...

Colorado’s city Arvada has information on its website regarding older drivers and issues that affect them such as transportation and mobility,...

This NHTSA video shows how driving after a stroke can be difficult because of limited mobility issues, possible vision problems and slower thinking....

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles published a webpage on dementia, its various stages and how the illness affects one’s cognitive abilities...

Stanford School of Medicine published a webpage on driving and Parkinson's disease. The page includes links regarding self-assessments of driving...

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) website has information about occupational therapists and their ability to conduct office/...

NHTSA has created a guide filled with information on how seniors can drive safely. Checking vision, seeing a physician to determine physical fitness...

Macular degeneration affects vision and therefore can have a huge impact on one’s ability to drive. First, an eye doctor should tell his patient if...

NHTSA’s video on driving with Alzheimer’s disease and other serious forms of dementia shows how difficult it is to drive safely when a senior is...

This brochure provided by AAA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers facts about cataracts and how it can make driving...

This video created by NHTSA shows how driving with diabetes can increasingly become more difficult and impossible to continue.

NHTSA’s video on driving with Parkinson’s disease discusses how the illness affects body movements and can cause body tremors which both could affect...

Driving with severe arthritis and the difficulties it brings is the topic of this video produced by NHTSA. The video also mentions how adaptations...

NHTSA gives tips on driving with sleep apnea. Pulling over when feeling drowsy and talking to a healthcare provider about treatment options are among...

This video produced by NHTSA talks about the three vision disorders that can greatly impact a senior’s ability to drive safely: cataracts, glaucoma...

Epilepsy is a broad term used for a brain disorder that causes seizures. In the United States, 2.4 million adults aged 18 years or older have active...

FOX News reported in 2007 that according to a study from Yale University, regular, low-impact exercise may help seniors maintain “flexibility,...

AAA has created an online brochure with a number of exercises seniors can do to help improve or maintain flexibility. The exercises include numbered...

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