Health Tip: Am I Getting Too Old to Drive?

Signs that you shouldn't get behind the wheel

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(HealthDay News) -- Driving can become dangerous for some seniors as they decline both physically and mentally.

Here are warning signs that a senior may no longer be safe behind the wheel, courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine:

  • Memory problems, such as forgetting the destination or route.
  • Difficulty concentrating.
  • Difficulty seeing in general, or under certain conditions.
  • Hearing problems.
  • Arthritis, especially when it affects the hands and fingers.


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