Driving is a complex task involving many physical skills and mental processes. Age, along with a chronic or progressive illness like Parkinson’s, affects these critical driving skills, making a driver less safe on the road. But giving up the keys is an emotionally charged issue. Lissa Kapust created DriveWise, a program that involves a multidisciplinary team of health professionals who do objective assessments of the many skills and mental abilities needed for safe driving.
Released: August 15, 2017
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