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Aging & Driving – What to do?

When my dad’s driving began to concern me I was unsure as to how to tell him. I knew he would grow defensive as he proclaimed before that not being able to drive threatened his sense of independence. Slowly, I became more reticent about allowing him to drive with my children as passengers and he…
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Taking Away an Aging Parent’s Keys

The day I hesitated before putting my children in the car with my dad, was the day I realized that it was time for dad to stop driving. I knew though that he wasn’t going to give up driving without a fight and I wanted to be prepared with resources to make the transition for…
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