Driving & Travel Articles
The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for transportation alternatives for seniors who can no longer drive.
The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for preventing a loved one from getting behind the wheel.
The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for broaching the subject of unsafe driving with an aging loved one.
The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for recognizing when a senior is no longer able to drive safely.
Driving is synonymous with independence for seniors, but age-related changes can make hitting the road dangerous. Look beyond public transportation and taxis for options that can get your loved one where they want to go.
You look to your loved one’s doctor to address lifestyle choices that affect their health, but driving cessation falls into a grey area for many physicians. Discover why MDs find this conversation so tricky and tips for successfully tackling the issue.
Families are often reluctant to act on a loved one’s bad driving since it can significantly limit their independence, but there is an option available that is less drastic than taking away the car keys.
When you're a caregiver you might think that taking a vacation with an elderly parent or relative who requires special care is out of the question. But a little planning can go a long way towards making a trip safe and enjoyable.
A wheelchair van can be worth its weight in gold for a family member dependent on a wheelchair to get around. Use these 5 tips to help you find the ideal adapted minivan for your needs and budget.
Convincing an elderly loved one to hand over the keys can be an extremely difficult task.This new tool may help make conversations about driving easier and more productive.
Take a ride with your family member and take along this checklist from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to assess their ability to continue driving.
The world of automobile insurance is extremely confusing and can prompt a host of questions. How much coverage does an older driver need? Are some policies better than others for aging adults?
Cruise vacations are a great option for seniors because they can do as much or as little as they want, depending on their level of ability.
Take a closer look at how in-home care or a short-term stay at an assisted living facility can give you the peace of mind you need to recharge, avoid caregiver burnout and enjoy your time away.
You don't have to cancel the family vacation just because a loved one is getting older. Transportation options, activities and accommodations may need to be adapted, but with some planning, taking a trip with a senior can be a wonderful experience.
Tips from a TSA spokesperson to get you through airport security with a mobility device, hearing aids, surgical implant, pacemaker, diabetes supplies, oxygen or medications.
Taking away a senior's keys is tantamount to handing over their independence. However, you cannot allow someone to drive if they display signs of dementia. Get tips on and resources for tackling this issue directly and tactfully.
Elderly parents who can no longer drive safely are often in denial about their ability to handle a car. Giving up driving often means giving up independence. However, continuing driving can have grave consequences.