Health Tip: Should You Still Be Driving?12/09/11
(HealthDay News) -- Problems that frequently affect older people
-- such as changes in vision, arthritis or problems with memory --
should lead some seniors to conclude that they can no longer drive
The American Academy of Family Physicians says if you or loved
ones have noticed a lapse in your driving skills, you should
- Restricting driving only to certain times, such as during
- Working with an occupational or physical therapist.
- Adding devices to your car that can help you drive more safely,
such as wider mirrors.
- Quitting driving altogether, and relying on friends, family or
public transportation for rides.
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