Many seniors overestimate their driving ability. As a concerned family or community member you may be the first to recognize a senior’s dangerous driving behavior and raise concern.
We offer these resources for helping the senior in your life adjust to this new phase that may often be accompanied by strong emotions.
It may not be time for your loved one to give up the keys entirely, but there are steps you can take to ensure they’re driving safely.
Convincing a senior to stop driving can be difficult. Helping your loved one envision a full life without a car may increase the likelihood that they will give up the keys on their own accord:
Some Sunrise Senior Living communities have partnered with AAA and AARP to host senior Driver Safety programs especially designed for seniors. Call your local Sunrise Senior Living community to find out what programs may be available in your area.