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posted: October 29, 2008

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Timely Tip: Helping Seniors Drive Safely

There comes a time when every senior needs to stop driving, for the sake of their own safety and that of others. But before that time comes, it is important for caregivers to do what they can to see that Mom or Dad are as safe and comfortable as possible when they’re still behind the wheel.

The American Automobile Association (AAA) offers a number of resources designed to help you help your older loved one continue driving safely. Contact your local AAA offices to ask about these services:

  • CarFit is a free, individualized safety check to help you increase vehicle control and comfort as a driver. CarFit was developed by the American Society on Aging in partnership with AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Roadwise Review is an easy-to-use computer program that allows someone to test their driving abilities in the comfort and confidential environment of their own home.
  • Driver improvement classes are offered for mature drivers.

You can read the full story on ways to help keep your loved one safe while they continue to drive in When Safety is a Must – Still Driving After All These Years, a feature article in the October 2008 edition of Caregiver’s Home Companion.

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