Publications Related to the We Need to Talk Online Seminar
Learn more about driving safety and planning conversations with older drivers in The Hartford's Safe Driving for a Lifetime publications. These cover additional topics not reviewed in the We Need to Talk online seminar, including what to do when an older driver refuses a driving evaluation and how to manage driving and health conditions like dementia:
- We Need to Talk: Family Conversations With Older Drivers (PDF | 24 Pages)
- At the Crossroads: Family Conversations About Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia and Driving (PDF | 28 Pages)
- Your Road Ahead: A Guide to Comprehensive Driving Evaluations (PDF | 36 Pages)
- Your Road to Confidence: A Widow's Guide to Buying, Selling and Maintaining a Car (PDF | 28 Pages)
- You and Your Car: A Guide to Driving Wellness (PDF | 30 Pages)
These and other related publications can also be ordered for mail delivery from The Hartford's Safe Driving for a Lifetime publications.
Additional Online Driving Resources
- AARP Driver Safety Course
AARP's Driver Safety Course, the nation's only driver program for adults 50 and older, has helped millions of drivers protect their safety on today's roads.
This educational program, sponsored by AARP, the American Occupational Therapy Association and AAA, enables older adults to check on how well their personal vehicles "fit" them. CarFit also provides community-specific resources that could enhance their safety as drivers and increase their mobility in the community.
- AARP "Getting Around Guide"
The "Getting Around Guide: An AARP Guide to Walking, Bicycling and Public Transportation" (publication ID: D19294) helps consumers take advantage of options for getting around without a car.
- MIT AgeLab
Created to invent new ideas and creatively translate technologies into practical solutions that improve people’s health and enable them to do things throughout their lifespan.
- Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
Find a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist in your state.
- Eldercare Locator
A nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Research focuses on three main areas: human factors, or preventing crashes by changing driver behavior; vehicle factors, or reducing deaths and injuries by improving vehicle design; and environmental factors, or changing roadway design, signs, and signals to reduce crashes.
- American Medical Association Guidelines for Older Drivers
To help protect the lives of older drivers and make our roads safer, the American Medical Association (AMA) has released a new “Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers”.
Produced by AARP based on information created jointly by The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab.
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