Driving - The Gathering Place, An Adult Day Center

  • Driving with Medical Conditions

    You have been a safe driver for years. For you, driving means freedom and control. As you get older, changes in your body and your mind can affect how safely you drive.  If you are an older driver with a medical condition, or if you are a concerned caregiver,these resources will help you learn how medical conditions can affect driving, what to do if you're experiencing or witnessing certain warning signs, and where to learn more about medical conditions. 

  • Older Drivers

    Assessing How Changes Can Affect Your Driving

    Some of the changes you experience as you get older can affect your ability to drive safely. The good news is that people who keep track of changes in their eyesight, physical fitness, and reflexes may be able to adjust their driving habits so they stay safe on the road.

    The following questions will help you decide if physical changes have affected your driving skills. Helpful tips about coping with these changes are also provided so that you can remain a safe driver for as long as possible.

  • Understanding Older Drivers

    Getting older does not necessarily mean a person's driving days are over. But it’s important to plan ahead and take steps to ensure the safety of your loved ones on the road. Learn more about how to recognize and discuss changes in your older loved one's driving.