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Video "Safety Tips for Older Drivers" from MultiVu

Driving ability changes as part as the aging process, sometimes gradually, sometimes drastically. It’s important to plan ahead and take the necessary steps to ensure your loved one’s safety. It may be a difficult subject to bring up, but an important one. And it can improve the safety of your loved one and others on the road. Here are some tips that will help start the conversation: It is important to acknowledge that older drivers consider driving as a form of their independence. Be prepared with your observations and questions. They may be health-related or other fac¬tors that may be contributing to the changes you’ve observed. Finally, before beginning this conversation, have possible alternatives for transportation ready to offer.

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