When seeking advice about when to give us the keys, aging drivers trust their doctor first and their spouse second. Creating opportunities to discuss this sensitive issue ahead of time can ease the pressures these conversations naturally create. Talking before problems arise can help drivers and families plan for future changes.
Talk to someone about your concerns as an older driver:
AARP offers a free online assessment which includes five questions to ask yourself — or a loved one you are concerned about — to help determine whether it’s OK to stay behind the wheel. AARP also offers tips on preparing for a sensitive conversation about retiring the keys.