For many seniors, driving represents freedom. In a time of life when an older adult might be struggling to maintain their independence, being able to drive is important. Sometimes the challenge is finding ways to drive safely.
Driving Aids That Promote Senior Driver Safety
Fortunately, there are adaptive aids that address some of the most common issues that older drivers face. From entering and exiting the vehicle to pulling the seat belt closed, here are a few devices you can explore:
If you aren’t sure an older loved one is safe driving even with the help of adaptive devices, it might be time to have an honest discussion. Our article, “Talking to a Parent About Giving Up Driving,” has tips for evaluating a senior driver’s skills and talking with them about hanging up the car keys for good.