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Elderly Driving

When Should Your Parents' Keys Be Taken Away?

Posted 05.18.2013 | Fifty

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 lice...

Study Reveals Surprising Fact About Senior Drivers

Posted 12.05.2012 | Fifty

At the age of 97, Bill Keller has no need for a taxi service or public transportation -- he uses his car to get everywhere he needs to go. While he ca...

What Happens When Millions Of Boomers Hang Up Their Car Keys?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.09.2012 | Fifty

A new report from the AARP Public Policy Institute found, somewhat predictably, the number of cars Americans own and number of miles we travel has inc...

The Third Rail Of Aging Is Elderly Driving

Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.28.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

When a TV show gets it right, we call it art imitating life. And as NBC's Parenthood showed us this week, sometimes we can nail the problem but flunk the solution.

The Unexpected Role Doctors Can Have On Your Parents' Driving

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.27.2012 | Fifty

WASHINGTON — Families may have to watch for dings in the car and plead with an older driver to give up the keys – but there's new evidence...

Should Your Parents Still Be Driving?

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Do you have a parent who is getting older? Here are some ways you can assess your parents to decide if you should have the "car key talk" with them, along with some things that can help them be as safe as possible.

How I Got My Stubborn, Beloved Romanian Soul Mate to Stop Driving

Marie Marley | Posted 10.13.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I tried to convince myself it wouldn't have happened had he not been driving after dark. In my denial, I failed to make a connection between that event and the many lapses of memory and other signs of confusion he'd been showing for some time.

Old and On the Road: Can We Train Older Drivers to Be Safer?

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.07.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

It appears that older drivers' mistakes may result not from declines in vision, cognitive sharpness, or physical ability but from learned habits -- habits that it may be possible to correct.

Elderly Driving: New Guidelines Issued For Drivers With Dementia (VIDEO)

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's a difficult question: When is the right time to take away the car keys from an aging parent? Now the American Academy of Neurology has issued new...