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Dementia, Caregiving & Transportation Webinar

On April 25, 2018, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center hosted a webinar that showcased a particular community’s approach to bringing together dementia and caregiving groups on the one hand, and transportation providers on the other, for information exchange and dialogue as a template for other communities. This webinar is an extension of collaboration…

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Publication

Dementia Awareness and Transportation

This publication provides information, tips and resources for public transportation providers on dementia awareness. It is important to create networks that allow individuals with dementia to be supported in their homes and communities as they age. Public transportation drivers and providers who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face are…

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Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation Publication

This publication provides transportation tips for caregivers, information on types of transportation available, dementia-friendly tips for transit drivers, items to include in a travel kit, destination cards that can be tailored for each traveler, and a list of resources.

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Toolkit

Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation Toolkit

The Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation toolkit was adapted from NADTC’s Winter 2017-2018 online course which provided an in-depth look at transportation needs and concerns experienced by family caregivers, particularly caregivers of individuals with dementia, and offered guidance on community approaches for connecting transportation and caregiver networks.  This toolkit is designed to provide resources and strategies for…

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Research to Practice: Driving Cessation and Dementia

This publication provides information and suggestions on transportation issues for seniors as it relates to dementia and when to stop driving. Community planners and local governments can utilize the information to determine how to evaluate the readiness of drivers as they age, and family, friends and caregivers can use the information to support an older…

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Hanging Up the Keys? Options When Driving Retirement Becomes a Crisis

This guide was developed to assist individuals and families in better understanding the current level of risk of an older driver and to direct them to other, more comprehensive resources available. It includes a driving checklist, risk factors to consider, communication and safety tips, and information on alternatives to driving.

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Older Driver Safety and Transition – for the Mature Driver

This six-page document speaks directly to the older driver. The document provides suggestions on self-assessments and how to recognize changes in driving ability, adjustments to make you more comfortable behind the wheel, and resources and professionals that can provide additional support to ensure continued safety and active mobility in the years ahead.

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GET Going! Guide

This small personal pocket guide provides transit riders with tips on what to do if they find themselves unsure of how to proceed with their trip.

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