Driving Tips for Seniors


Here is a great article on some tips and warning signs for older drivers. As we age, we need to pay attention to any warning signs, and this article gives some great advice. Here are some of the great points that they make.

Tips for Safe Senior Driving:

-Get your eyes checked every year

-Have your hearing checked annually

-Talk with a doctor about the effects that ailments or medications may have on your driving ability

-Find the right car and any aids you need for safe driving

-Drive defensively

-Know your limitations

-Listen to the concerns of others

If you want to talk to a senior about driving, here are some helpful tips:

-Be Respectful

-Give specific examples of your concerns

-Find strength in numbers

-Help find alternatives

-Understand the difficulty of the transition

To read the full length article, click the link below.

http://www.helpguide.org/elder/senior_citizen_driving.htm


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