When we notice changes in our loved ones, it is important to be honest and communicate in a caring way

Last week I wrote about signs that it's time to reevaluate driving .  This week I am giving tools to communicate in a caring and honest way. Here are some of my recommendations: 1. If there is a medical condition causing the problems, place the focus on the condition.  It makes it less personal.  It [...]

When we notice changes in our loved ones, it is important to be honest and communicate in a caring way2016-01-06T22:22:50+00:00

Signs That It’s Time to Reevaluate Driving

I often receive calls from concerned family members regarding their loved one's safety with driving.  It is such a difficult subject because driving represents freedom and independence.  It is often people's last sense of control and purpose.  It is so important to stay connected to the people and places we love.  In our society, driving [...]

Signs That It’s Time to Reevaluate Driving2015-12-30T14:49:43+00:00

Senior Driving Awareness Week: Driving Safer, Longer

This week is AOTA's Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 7–11, 2015, which aims to promote understanding of the importance of mobility and transportation to ensure older adults remain active in the community—shopping, working or volunteering—with the confidence that transportation will not be the barrier to strand them at home. Did you know that age [...]

Senior Driving Awareness Week: Driving Safer, Longer2015-12-07T20:57:29+00:00