The Top 10 Causes of Senior Driving Accidents

The population of seniors who are older than 65 has grown at a faster rate than any other age bracket, and they are continuing to drive longer than ever before. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), there were 48 … [Read more...]

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Liability of Drivers (and Their Family Members) Who Drive with Dementia. New Digital Tool Helps Determine When It’s Time to Stop Driving!

Approximately one in nine Americans ages 65 and older, or 6.7 million people, are estimated to live with Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more have other types of dementia. What’s alarming is that the majority of older adults … [Read more...]

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CarFit Can Help Keep Seniors Safe on the Road Longer

Q. My father has had Parkinson’s for five years now. He is a little shaky and is starting to experience some of the mobility and speech problems that are typical as the disease progresses. His mind is as sharp as ever, though, and … [Read more...]

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Brain Training to Keep Seniors on the Road Longer

Q. When I was growing up, my father used to always be the one to drive our family everywhere. We would never fly, because it was “too expensive,” and I think it was also because dad loved driving. To this day, he and my mother … [Read more...]

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When is it Time to Hang Up the Keys?

With years of experience behind the wheel, senior drivers are among the safest on the road. However, skills and abilities required for safe driving — such as vision, memory, physical strength, reaction time, and flexibility — may … [Read more...]

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Stricter Law for Mature Drivers Goes into Effect in VA on New Years

As we age, specific abilities needed to drive safely — such as vision, memory, physical strength, reaction time, and flexibility — may decline. Although some seniors are among the safest drivers on the road, those driving with … [Read more...]

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