When is it time to hang up the keys? Making informed decisions about driving
McMaster Optimal Aging Portal
January 19, 2022
Description / Summary
For many older adults, a vehicle is not only a way to get around but also a sign of their independence, enabling them to maintain their social and community activities. This is an important factor in maintaining quality of life.
As we age, changes in health and medical conditions can affect driving ability, compromising safety on the road. So, how do you determine whether you are fit to get behind the wheel and how do you make decisions about driving cessation?