Aging brings on many changes that could contribute to loneliness. Family and friends move or pass away. We develop difficulty with mobility – especially when we can no longer drive safely. Our physical condition changes – hearing loss, low vision, incontinence. No matter our circumstances now, there is no guarantee that we will not be alone in our later years – whether ‘never married’ or married with no children, divorced or widowed. We may outlive or become estranged from our immediate families.
Terri Weber's blog
There is no age at which a person living in Kentucky must stop driving, but there is a time in each of our lives when we should stop driving. When is it time to stop? It's never an easy call.
As caregivers, we're rightfully concerned about the safety of our loved one and the safety of others.
Driving is a complex endeavor. It requires focus and concentration at all times. Is your older loved one up to the task?