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How Technology Can Help Seniors Drive More Safely

February 5, 2018

As we age the ability to do some things may decrease. Decreases in the ability to drive a car can be especially problematic. Thankfully advances in technology have created ways to make this a more comfortable experience. The author here explains some of these advancements to help Seniors with this problem. For example podcasts can provide information for gatherings of awareness, therapy classes and support groups. Technology itself has provided warning systems in vehicles to make a driver aware of potential hazards with their driving habits.

Key Takeaways:

  • Studies show older drivers could use awareness of new cars and their technology
  • Some newer vehicles come equipped with back-up-camera, front collision warnings, automatic emergency breaking, etc
  • some insurance companies offer driver’s training for seniors with newer vechiles

“For most of us who live outside cities with great public transit, losing the ability to drive can be an isolating and traumatic event. That’s especially true for seniors who live alone or in pedestrian-unfriendly suburbs.”

Read more: https://www.senioradvisor.com/blog/2017/12/how-technology-can-help-seniors-drive-more-safely/

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Tyler Williams

As an Area Owner and Operator of a Home Matters Caregiving franchise, I am committed to ensuring exceptional outcomes for our valued clients and caregivers. My passion for elevating our service quality is matched by my role as a blogger and social media manager for the franchise, where I share insights, updates, and foster community engagement. Prior to senior care, I used my strategic communication and brand development skills as the Marketing Director of a regional bank. My diverse experience supports my commitment to excellence and innovation in both healthcare and digital communication.
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