Need a little extra help driving? These high-tech features can keep you safe as you get older. Read the article from Kiplinger here.
We are happy to announce that the latest revision to the Safe Mobility for Life Coalition’s Florida’s Guide for Aging Drivers is now available! Florida’s Guide for Aging Drivers complements our website (www.FLsams.org) and continues to provide helpful information to meet the safety and mobility needs of Florida’s aging road users. Users of the guide…
Community Champions are the Safe Mobility for Life Coalition’s connections to Florida’s priority counties, those shown to have higher rates of crashes among residents over the age of 65 more than the state average. They are the piece that connects data driven resources to older drivers, sometimes literally hand to hand. They are integrated within…
“Let’s Talk About Driving” campaign aids conversations about senior driving safety | Artcile out of the Missourian that discusses the importance of talking about safe driving concerns with your aging parent. http://ow.ly/gN8C301ZpPV Visit out Family and Caregivers resource page for more information on the importance of starting a conversation with a loved one about keeping them…
New car technology could be key to staying safe behind the driver seat. Study shows older drivers are anxious to try http://ow.ly/1Yba301Gcsw
RT @AARPdsp “Attend a local #free CarFit event and in 30 min learn how to adjust your vehicle for a safer fit. ” http://ow.ly/NB2B301Gbn8
Do you think your parents need to limit their nighttime driving? AARP offers a free seminar on how to start a discussion. Also visit our site http://www.flsams.org on our resources page to get a free copy of our family and caregivers brochure on how to have a conversation about safe driving concerns. http://ow.ly/qphY301GaKK
The Safe Mobility for Life Coalition partnered with the Florida Public Transportation Association to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day a bit early. We call the event “Transit is Golden” and the idea is to provide a free interactive event with a local senior center to enjoy the their community without the attachment of their car….
We’re honored to have such an excellent mind working with us to help keep Florida’s aging road users safe & mobile. Read on to learn more about the excellent work of Dr. Neil Charness at Florida State University’s Institute for Successful Longevity and their acheivements. http://ow.ly/Y0Ez3013lzg
SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: How dementia affects driving ability | Community | lockportjournal.com http://ow.ly/BGns300XPsX
WJCT Joins us for Transit is Golden Event: the Benefits of Public Transit for Seniors | WJCT NEWS http://ow.ly/BdVd300XCDp