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Safe Driving

Driving Options for Your Loved One HANDOUT, 2022.  Carol Taylor, LCSW

Dementia and Driving Resources
The Alzheimer’s Association provides a guidance to dealing with the issue of dementia and driving. Topics include Having the Conversation, Planning Ahead, Signs of Unsafe Driving, and Resources.

Driving and the Older Adult (PDF)
The Arizona Center on Aging provides a resource for healthcare providers to enhance the safety of older adults through the evaluation of older drivers.

Older Driver Safety
The American Medical Association provides information for physicians on assessing patients for safe driving.

Older Drivers Education
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides information for older drivers, topics include Things to Consider: Talking to an Older Driver, Facts About Older Drivers, Older Driver Safety, If You’re an Older Driver: Assessing How Changes Can Affect Your Driving, and Medical Conditions.

Overview of the Older Driver
Merck Manual provides an Overview of the Older Driver, topics include Statistics, Assessment, References, Key Points, More Information, and Resources in this Article.

Age and Driving: Safety Tips and Warning Signs for Older Drivers provides information on How Does Age Affect Your Driving, Safety Tips for Older Drivers, Warning Signs of Unsafe Driving, If You Need to Give up the Keys, and How to Talk to a Loved One About Unsafe Driving.

Senior Driving
The American Automobile Association (AAA) provides information on senior driving with topics including Evaluate Your Driving Ability, Understand Mind & Body Changes, Improve Your Driving Skills, Maintain Mobility & Independence, Resources for Family & Friends, and Tools & Additional Resources. Wyoming has an ever-expanding network of transportation options to improve quality of life for its citizens. Through local coordination and partnerships, mobility managers connect rural and urban transportation solutions, allowing for more efficient and convenient transportation options throughout the state. From Jackson Hole to Wheatland, transportation services are available to get you where you need to go.


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Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists:

Safe Driving Guide for Seniors and Older Adult Drivers from


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