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- Website: Senior Planet
- Resource type: General web page
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Driving is a key way older adults maintain independence. There are driving features and programs to help you keep driving as you age. Be aware of changes to your vision and reaction times and reach out for help when you need. Read this resource to learn more.
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safety, independence, healthy aging
How was this rated?
Step 1 - Evidence-based
Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Step 2 - Transparency
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Step 3 - Usability
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 3/22/2020 1:19:32 PM
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