Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Services help assess the skills of aging drivers

Email

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.

"It is hard on families too."

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Anne Polta

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

(320) 235-1150
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness