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…

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…

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

Our vehicle page is your guide to adapti

Our vehicle page is your guide to adaptive equipment, buying a safe car, advances in technology, and much more. Find out more about CarFit who’s goal is to help aging drivers improve the fit of their vehicle for their safety and comfort, promote conversations among older adults and families about driving safety, and link adults…

Learn more about how evaluation the effe

Learn more about how evaluation the effects of aging on your safe driving. Find driver safety courses, educational information, self-assessments and more by visiting our Driver Skills page. #ODSAW16

Today’s #ODSAW16 focus is on Screening

Today’s #ODSAW16 focus is on Screening and Evaluations. Here you will find information from American Occupational Therapy Association on the availability of education on aging driver options. You will also find a 24 minute podcast on how occupational therapy practitioners work with clients and their families on safe driving and community mobility. Stay tuned for…