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M-CASTL 2010 synthesis report
The purpose of the annual M-CASTL synthesis report is to identify short and long-term research needs that support M-CASTL-s theme and reflect the United States (US) Department of Transportation-s (DOT-s) and other National organization-s transportation research agendas. The intent of the report is...
Driving cessation and caregiving continuum perspectives of father/daughter dyads.
With the aging of our population, increasing numbers of older adults will confront the need to limit and stop driving, despite a strong preference to continue. For many families, this transition places a burden on family members who are called on to assume an informal caregiving role by assisting...
Drowsy driving among older adults a literature review.
The goals of this literature review are to better understand the risk factors associated with drowsy driving, particularly those strongly affecting the older driver population, and to serve as the background information for the development of a questionnaire on this topic. The review is divided...
Transportation and ageing exploring stakeholders' perspectives on advancing safe mobility.
Issues of safe transportation for older adults are multifaceted and must include multiple perspectives if significant progress is to be made in the next decade as the baby-boomers begin to reach age 70. Previous work has explored the main barriers that older adults face in terms of maintaining safe...
Transportation in Michigan older adults and caregivers.
Most countries around the globe are experiencing an aging of the population, due to decreased fertility, increased longevity, and the aging of the baby boomers (Global Action on Aging, 2010). Although global aging results, in part, from improved public health, medical care, and technology, it also...
Has the time come for an older driver vehicle?
The populations of many nations and, indeed, the entire world are growing older. As people age, they are more likely to experience medical conditions and take medications that can make operating a personal automobile more difficult. Once driving abilities begin to decline, older adults are often...
Cognitive impairment and driving safety
As the populations of many countries continue to age, cognitive impairment will likely become more common. Individuals with cognitive impairment pose special challenges for families, health professionals, driving safety professionals, and the larger community, particularly if these older adults...
Transportation, mobility, and older adults in rural Michigan
Mobility, or the ability to get from place to place, is important for everyone. Mobility enables people to conduct the activities of daily life, stay socially connected with their world, participate in activities that make life enjoyable, and maintain their quality of life. In most Western Nations...

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