Is It Still Safe for Your Loved One To Drive?

Worried Senior Male Driver Looking Through Car Windshield The ability to drive safely can vary greatly from person to person and is not solely determined by age.  While some seniors may still be capable of driving safely, others may face certain age-related challenges that could affect their driving abilities.

Physical and cognitive changes may occur as people age, potentially impacting their driving skills. Some common age-related factors that can affect driving include:

  • Reduced vision and hearing
  • Slower reaction times
  • Decreased flexibility and mobility
  • Cognitive decline

Family members and caregivers can monitor the older adult’s driving abilities and provide support as needed. 

If you are curious if it is still safe for your loved one or senior in your life to drive, take this assessment to find out more information.