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Is it Safe to Drive?
Jun15

Is it Safe to Drive?

It is hard to think about giving up your freedom to get where you want to go, but there comes a point when every elderly person has to ask themselves – is it safe to drive? You look at your medicine cabinet and realize that with each new health issue there’s a new pill. That alone can make you question its impact on your driving abilities. Some states, like Arizona, have laws where your license expires at the age of 65 and from that...

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Senior Transportation Kit Essentials
Feb03

Senior Transportation Kit Essentials

Traveling with a senior can be a very tedious and stressful experience. As we age, transportation can become more of a hassle, so it’s important to know how to handle a travel situation. Whether it’s a long trip, shorter drive, driving solo or with family friends, it’s important to be prepared for emergencies and any issue that may arise. Luckily, we’ve prepared a few essentials that are necessary for a senior transportation kit....

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Transportation Options for Seniors Who Can No Longer Drive
Feb01

Transportation Options for Seniors Who Can No Longer Drive

As a caregiver, you are faced with many tough decisions to make for your loved one. One of those decisions can be taking the keys away when it is no longer safe for them to be on the road. This can be a scary thing for seniors who view driving as one of the last independent activities they have. Not being able to get around can lead to depression, lack of confidence, or a sense of isolation. Finding transportation options for your...

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Senior Transportation: Knowing Your Options
Dec20

Senior Transportation: Knowing Your Options

At 16 years old, receiving a driver’s license feels like the whole world is just a steering wheel away. It’s a true staple of American culture to hit the open road and explore the country’s vast highway system, reaching almost every destination with four simple tires. Throughout a lifetime of driving, we rarely think about giving up the keys – if it ever crosses our mind at all. As reported by the CDC in 2012,...

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