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Seniors Driving: When Should Your Parents' Keys Be Taken Away? (VIDEO)

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Getting a driver's license was always the first sign of true independence. Therefore, it's no surprise that many seniors like to hold on to their licenses as long as possible, even as they experience moments of forgetfulness.

But what are the tell-tale signs that a senior loved one should stop driving? The expert hosts on "The Doctors" have the answers, sharing the "red flags" that should signal it's time for them to give their keys up.

"Reflexes do diminish as we age... [if] moving your foot from the gas pedal to the brake can be difficult" than you should stop driving. Another red flag is forgetting where you are and how to get home. For more signs of when seniors should stop driving -- and information on improving seniors' memories -- watch the video above.

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