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En español | How do you know when it's time for your loved one to limit or stop driving? It’s a tough subject for most families, but it's a serious matter. Now there's help. AARP offers a free online seminar called We Need to Talk that will help you determine how to assess your loved ones’ driving skills and provide tools to help you have this important conversation. And since it's online, you can set your own pace.

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Module 1

The Meaning of Driving
Learn what driving means to older adults and the emotions involved with having to give it up.

Estimated time to complete Module 1: 26 minutes

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Module 2

Observing Driving Skills
Learn to observe skills objectively and talk about alternatives to driving.

Estimated time to complete Module 2: 19 minutes

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Module 3

Planning Conversations
Learn how to have "the talk" and identify alternative transportation to help a loved one stay connected and remain independent

Estimated time to complete Module 3: 30 minutes


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