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Safe Driving

Dementia & Driving Resource Center
The Alzheimer's Association provides this useful guide to dealing with driving in adults with dementia. Topics include Having the Conversation (including "A Supportive Conversation" video), Planning Ahead, Signs of Unsafe Driving, Resources.

Driving and the Older Adult (PDF)
Fact sheet from the Arizona Center on Aging.

Older Driver Safety: AMA
Provides information for physicians on assessing patients for safe driving. In column on the left, additional links to: Why Older Drivers Are at Ris; Assessing, Counseling Older Drivers; Policies and Patient Resources. From the American Medical Association.

Older Drivers Education: NHTSA
Topics include: Adapting Motor Vehicles for Older Adults; How to Understand and Influence Older Drivers; Driving Safely while Aging Gracefully. From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Overview of the Older Driver
Additional topics include Functional Assessment of  the Older Driver; Medical Assessment of the Older Driver; Interventions with the Older Driver. Chapter from the Merck Manual.

Senior Driving: Safety Tips, Warning Signs, and Knowing when to Stop
Topics include: Understand how aging affects driving; Know the warning signs of unsafe driving; Maximize safety on the road; Adjust to life without driving; How to talk to a loved one about driving concerns; When a driver refuses to give up the keys. From HelpGuide.Org, whose mission is to provide trusted mental health information.

Senior Driving
Evaluate Your Driving Ability, Understand Mind and Body Changes, Improve Your Driving Skills, Maintain Mobility and Independence, Tools & Additional Resources, Resources for Family & Friends, Roadwise RX, Find Your Perfect Fit, Take a Refresher Course, Ask the Experts, Attend a Senior Driving Expo. From AAA MountainWest.

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