By Nancy Ludin
CEO Jewish Pavilion 

Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: When to give up the car keys?

 

November 25, 2022



There are certain signals that might mean it is time to give up the car keys. Unfortunately, very few seniors pay attention to these signs:

• Nervous behind the wheel.

• Reactions are too slow due to your vision.

• trouble reading street signs.

• A near mishap because you didn’t see a pedestrian, an object or another vehicle.

• Get lost easily.

• Hearing has decreased

• Legs no longer work perfectly

We suggest you start talking about these issues with your parents as early as possible. You may want to make a deal with them such as this is the last car we will purchase, and w...



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