Keeping Us Safe is an organization that provides practical, real-life solutions to older drivers experiencing a diminishment in driving abilities, and their families. Our programs are designed to save lives while simultaneously helping to ease the burden of the family as they find themselves faced with this very challenging issue. If you are worried about mom or dad’s driving, we can help! We offer “Beyond Driving with Dignity; The workbook for the families of older drivers” for the family that feels comfortable tackling the issue of a driving retirement with an aging loved-one on their own, or for the family that would like an independent third-party to help move the situation from chaos to clarity, we offer a one-on-one session with the older driver his/herself. Don’t let tragedy strike your family, give us a call today so that we can help put your concerns to rest!
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When is it time to stop driving? Are you dreading “the talk” with your parents or grandparents regarding their safety and the safety of others on the roads? Then this book is for you!
Did you know that by 2025, drivers 65 and older will represent 25% of the driving population? A 10% increase since 2001! Scientific studies show that physical and cognitive degeneration at older ages compromises driving abilities.
Dr. Bernstein delves into the topic of senior driving dilemmas with real life patient experiences….written as an informational guide to families to understand the complexities of senior driving, and unravel the nuances of the problems that might be faced as they cautiously transition their loved one from behind the wheel providing lifesaving strategies.
David Bernstein, MD is a highly respected physician who is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatrics practicing in Clearwater, Florida. His 30+ years of experience have provided him with opportunities to observe and empathize with thousands of adults as they age. His compassion and ability to see the souls of his patients has compelled him to share his stories in his first book “I’ve Got Some Good News and Some Bad News: You’re Old”.
He is a graduate of Albany Medical College and is an associate clinical professor in the department of medicine at the University Of South Florida College Of Medicine.
Dr Bernstein enjoys helping families face the complex problems as they near the end of life. Senior Driving is just one of those dilemmas that requires careful, thoughtful consideration, as this is a complex family challenge.
ISSUES RELATED TO DRIVING are some of the most difficult and perplexing for health care professionals, patients and their families. Challenges associated with the driving issue often are heightened because myths are commonplace. This booklet identifies and remedies common myths about senior drivers and provides tips and advice to help meet the challenges associated with the topic driving cessation and to help manage risk.
The information in this guide is provided to assist physicians in evaluating the ability of their older patients to operate a motor vehicle safely as part of their everyday, personal activities.