Thank you for your question. We’re sorry to hear about your Mom’s car crash and the long recovery period from her injuries. Staying connected to your community is an important part of overall well-being for seniors. For most, driving our own car is how we stay mobile and on the go. But as you know, … Read More
You are one of many drivers who have trouble seeing at night. Simply avoiding nighttime driving can keep you safe and mobile, and these tips also can help. Your doctor cannot take your driver’s license – or your car keys, for that matter. Only state licensing authorities have the legal right to do so. Think … Read More
Be sure to stay focused on what’s most important – safety. Often, identifying any weaknesses in your driving skills and abilities can lead to simple actions you can take to improve, so you can return to confident, safe driving. Consider getting a comprehensive driving assessment by an occupational therapist or other driving specialist.
Taking a driver improvement course could be very helpful. These courses cover topics including up-to-date rules and regulations related to driving, safety tips, and strategies for driving in difficult situations, such as poor weather and heavy traffic.
Insurance coverage from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies varies, so you should contact your provider to find out what your plan covers. Consider checking before you get a skills evaluation or clinical assessment, since a referral from your doctor could mean the difference between the service being covered or not. Also, even if Medicare … Read More