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Old Drivers

Brain Exercises Help Elderly Keep Driving Into Their 90s, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.27.2016 | Fifty

Who wants to argue with science, right? A decade ago, Penn State University researchers tested a sampling of 65+year-olds. Revisiting those subjec...

Are Old Drivers Really The Problem?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.25.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

My husband turns 78 this month, and the state of California says he must be retested if he wants to keep driving a car. I don't actually have a problem with the state wanting to be sure he is an able driver. I just want them to test all the other carpool moms too.

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.

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.

When Should Elderly Drivers Give Up Their Keys? | Carol Sorgen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Marion Somers may be an expert on caring for elderly people, but that didn't mean it was a cinch persuading her father to quit driving. "It was one ...