Advertisement

Do older adults prefer to speak with police officers about driving?

This answer is based on a publication and research conducted by The Hartford and MIT AgeLab:

More than anyone else, older adults strongly prefer not to hear about driving concerns from police officers. While some older adults may not welcome families talking about their driving, they still find it preferable than hearing from police. However, police intervention may be necessary in situations where an older driver is unsafe and unwilling to curtail driving.

Continue Learning about Senior Health

What Are Some Myths About Meals on Wheels and the Seniors It Serves?
What Are Some Myths About Meals on Wheels and the Seniors It Serves?
What Are the Current Solutions to Caregiving Issues?
What Are the Current Solutions to Caregiving Issues?
Are There Enough Physicians to Care for the Aging Population?
Are There Enough Physicians to Care for the Aging Population?
Is the Doctor-Patient Relationship Broken?
Is the Doctor-Patient Relationship Broken?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.