As people age, their eye sight and sense of depth change. As a result, many seniors get their licenses taken away. Though seniors lose their driver’s licenses, that does not mean that they do not have a form of transportation. Visiting Angels Sarasota brings up some forms of transportation your elderly loved one can depend on.
Your loved one can be upset over the fact that they are no longer allowed to drive. You might assume that they really loved driving or they are upset because their vision is not the same as it used to be. However, have you tried asking your aging loved one why they are upset? Visiting Angels Sarasota discusses how many seniors feel like they have lost their sense of freedom and or independence when they got their driver’s license taken away.
Even though your loved one might not be allowed to drive on their own anymore, that does not mean that they are trapped at home all day. There is public transportation, Uber, and caretakers your loved one can depend on when they need to get out of the house for some fresh air.
To read the whole blog, visit Transportation Resources Keeping Non-Driving Seniors on the Road.