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illustration of a car iconDriving Safety for Older Adults As we get older, we begin to experience age-related physical and mental changes. This can make driving more difficult and dangerous, but these changes do not start at any specific age. Here’s are some tests and tips to help you. –

senior driving carOlder Drivers – Keep Your Keys! Most drivers want to hang onto those keys as long as possible, as they’re the passport to independence, travel, and enjoyment. Safety experts say there is a plan to help you do just that. –

From his car window, Prince Philip talking with Queen Elizabeth IIThe Elderly and Driving: When Is It Time to Hit the Brakes? Prince Philip, 97, was involved in a car accident outside London. For families everywhere, the incident raises all-too-familiar questions. –

elderly japanese man drivingJapan Moves to Ease Aging Drivers Out of Their Cars As Japan’s population ages, so do its drivers. Japan has the oldest population in the world, with nearly 28 percent of its residents above 65 years old. One in seven people are over 75.  – New York Times

elderly woman and caregiver/driverGetting to the Doctor Without a Car in Rural America Older residents benefit from innovative transit programs, especially in rural areas.  – NextAvenue