Senior drivers more at risk of accidents

August 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Senior Living 

Road accidents are more likely among older drivers.

Older motorists make more driving mistakes on the road due to slower reflexes and poor vision, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

The research found that aging leads to a decline in brain function, which can affect peoples’ ability to drive and focus on the road ahead. Many elderly motorists fail to make the quick decisions needed to avoid pedestrians and other vehicles. Seniors also fail to check blind spots and some suffer with vision problems. Read more

Senior Technology News Roundup

May 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Senior Technology 

senior technologyWelcome to our first news roundup for senior technology news. ┬áIn this section of the site, we will try to cover what is becoming a more more important subject month by month – how seniors interact with technology on a day-to-day basis, whether that be using online technologies such as Facebook and Twitter, to using computers, tablets and technologies in the home. Read more

A Quote about Aging

"Youth is a disease from which we all recover." - Dorothy Fulheim

Stats about Seniors

senior living chart

Source:aoa.gov

Seniors graph

Source:statcan.gc.ca


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