Driving Under the Influence of Dementia is Never Safe

On June 21, 2014, Posted by , In Caregivers,Dementia, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Driving Under the Influence of Dementia is Never Safe

A newly-published analysis of Florida’s “Silver Alert” program—a public warning system designed to help locate and recover missing seniors who have dementia—has yielded interesting insights into why some elderly drivers get lost. It’s nearly impossible to drive on a Florida highway and not see a “Silver Alert” notification flashing on…

The Simple Way to Keep a Senior Driver Safer Behind the Wheel

On June 8, 2014, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on The Simple Way to Keep a Senior Driver Safer Behind the Wheel

The key to keeping senior drivers safe on the road may be as simple as encouraging them to make more frequent trips to the gym, says a new study. Good, old-fashioned physical activity, already lauded for bestowing a host of mind and body benefits, can also help aging adults maintain…