No longer being able to drive can be a major change for your aging parent. Whether they are no longer able to drive due to changes in their senses, cognitive functioning, memory, reflexes, or other physical abilities, when they realize that they are no longer able to simply get up and go where they need and want to go on their own, they can experience very difficult responses. They might struggle with depression, anxiety, withdrawal, and loss of motivation. Starting elderly care for them can help.
Some of the benefits of elderly care for a senior who no longer drives include:
Ongoing independence. Transportation from an elderly care services provider allows your parent to continue exerting their independence through tasks such as running their own errands, going grocery shopping, and attending appointments on… Continue reading