ODSAW and The Safety is Golden Mobility Fair 2016

The beginning of December brings more than just the holiday season. It also marks the annual Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (ODSAW) developed by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The week, December 5-9, highlights the importance of providing comprehensive mobility and transportation options to ensuring older adults remain active in their communities. The aim is…

The Top U.S. Cities for Self-Driving Car

The Top U.S. Cities for Self-Driving Cars | Fortune.com http://ow.ly/rC5830bzbJE There is so much more to autonomous vehicles than originally imagined. The Top U.S. Cities for Self-Driving Cars explores data to target where these vehicles are going to have the greatest impact, including areas with higher concentrations of residents over 65 years of age. So…

A new survey by AAA finds that 54 percen

A new survey by AAA finds that 54 percent of drivers said they feel less safe at the thought of sharing the road with a driver-less vehicle… but what about sharing the sidewalk? Co-founders of Skype create a new kind of delivery man. The kind that moves on wheels and heeds all traffic signals. You…

Community Events Calendar Now Available

The Safe Mobility for Life Coalition makes strides to get out in the community as much as possible. Not only do we host our own community events in high priority counties but we also utilize local and state events as a way to get out our safety, access, and mobility resources to the public. To…

Florida’s Safe Mobility for Life Coalit

Florida’s Safe Mobility for Life Coalition uses the term, “Aging in Place” and defines it as: “Living in a community with some level of independence in a residence of your choice. This includes having access to services that are needed day to day, while maintaining your independence and quality of life.” Our aging in place…

#ODSAW16 Friday Focus: Staying Engaged i

#ODSAW16 Friday Focus: Staying Engaged in the Community – American Occupational Therapy Association discuss tips for adjusting to changes in driving lifestyle, resources available in urban and rural communities, transportation planning organizations, occupational therapy’s role in driver safety, and resources for older drivers and their families. http://ow.ly/byj4306qxeF