Links

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Mature Driver Website - This section of the AAA website is designed to help you and other drivers stay safely behind the wheel for as many years as possible. http://SeniorDriving.aaa.com/

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), a nonprofit organization striving to develop model programs in motor vehicle administration, police traffic services and highway safety. AAMVA is an educational organization which represents the state and provincial officials in the United States and Canada who administer and enforce motor vehicle laws.
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

AARP Driver Safety The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation's first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50.
http://www.aarp.org/families/driver_safety/

AARP Online Driver Safety Course
The AARP online course is self-paced and interactive and can be taken at the time and place of your choice.
http://www.aarp.org/families/driver_safety/driver_safety_online_course.html

American Society on Aging (ASA)
ASA is the largest organization of professionals in the field of aging. ASA's resources, publications, and educational opportunities are geared to enhance the knowledge and skills of people working with older adults and their families.
http://www.asaging.org/drivewell/

CarFit
CarFit is an educational program created by the American Society on Aging and developed in collaboration with AAA, AARP, and AOTA to help older drivers find out how well they currently fit their personal vehicle, to highlight actions they can take to improve their fit, and to promote conversations about driver safety and community mobility. This is a free, educational, community service event. You can learn more about CarFit and find an event in your area by visiting the website at www.car-fit.org.

How to Understand & Influence Older Drivers
"This booklet helps families and friends of older drivers understand when and how [driving] changes may be needed and how to keep older persons better connected to the people and activities that are important to them."
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/olddrive/UnderstandOlderDrivers

Making the "Key" Decision - when should an older adult surrender their keys? An article written by Rod Clark: Includes assessment and checklist, and methods to handle asking mature drivings to give up driving.  Site also contains additional resources for elder drivers.
AgeNet

Massachusetts Elder Affairs
Massachusetts Elder Affairs provides information designed to assist elders and their families with answers to questions about services and opportunities available to seniors and their caregivers in Massachusetts.
www.mass.gov/elders

Massachusetts Councils on Aging
Massachusetts Association of Councils On Aging helps to improve the quality of services provided to senior citizens of the Commonwealth by the councils on aging (COA), senior centers, and other social services providers, educate COA staff, and encourage and promote the development of new senior centers in the Commonwealth.
http://www.mcoaonline.com/

MIT's Age Lab and the Hartford Insurance Company offer a series of brochures designed to assist elder drivers in all aspects of life. www.SafeDrivingForALifetime.com provides elder drivers, caregivers, and families instant access to a wealth of information, tools, videos and resources that can help them drive safely... for a lifetime.

NHTSA'a Driving Transition Education for people who work with elder drivers

Older Driver Information from CDC
Driving helps older adults stay mobile and independent. But the risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash increases as you age. Every day, an average of 500 older adults (those ages 65 and older) are injured in a crash. Learn more about older drivers' risks on the road and steps you can take to protect yourself or someone you care about.
www.cdc.gov/Features/OlderDrivers/

Surviving Not Driving
"Surviving Not Driving: A Transportation "How To" Guide For Older Americans."


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