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At least once a month, staff at the Rice Rehabilitation Center must deliver the bad news to an older driver: You've just failed your simulated driving exam. It's never easy to tell someone they should no longer be behind the wheel, said Sarah Tanner, an occupational therapist at the rehab center.


"The independence factor is a huge thing," she said.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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