For many older adults, having their driver’s license is a last thread of independence they have. It’s not necessarily that they need the car to go somewhere every day; it’s having that option. Once they are told they can no longer drive, they can become isolated in their homes. They do not want to ask a loved one for a ride because they feel that they are a bother.
Fortunately, there are ways to have this conversation so that feelings are spared. This article offers tips and information about how to talk with your loved one about driving.