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January 19, 2013

Driving Miss Daisy

We recently found a beautifully told story on the site nedhardy.com. Ned Hardy is well known as a curator of stuff from the Internet – from cute cats to pinups,…

March 1, 2019

Older drivers – keep your keys!

…may seem like way too long to keep driving, safety experts say that age should never be used as the sole indicator of driving ability. That’s good, as the numbers…

March 14, 2016

No Car Keys? No Problem!

…enormous. There’s more: The reason we become depressed and less healthy when they quit driving may be due to our loss of independence. Plus, when we stop driving we tend…

January 17, 2016

Noted Chinese dissident turns 110 — and more from the week online

…depends.” Read about the study at PewInternet.org. That 5-letter word: “Still” We all slip into the territory: We see a 95-year-old who’s driving and we say he’s “still” driving. We…

January 27, 2017

Now You Can Use Uber Without a Smartphone

…to drive because she was afraid of driving —I thought she just preferred other people driving. I realized she might not be comfortable going to the movie theater or getting…

July 18, 2016

Starting Over: From Insurance Sales to Uber Driver

…wireless plan with data. Buchanan takes an extra deduction for the amenities that she provides. Read more about driving for Uber at Uber.com Learn about driving for Lyft at Lyft.com…

May 15, 2019

Are you an Old-fashioned Driver?

…PhD, manager of the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) Driving Training Program, for essential driving updates for seniors. 1. Learn about roundabouts. Roundabouts are becoming popular, Van Tassel says, because they…

April 18, 2016

Life Expectancy Depends on Where You Live + more from the week online

…the self-driving car experience, really? Maybe you’ve seen Google’s video of seniors test-driving its self-driving car, looking cool as cucumbers. Last week, Carbuzz posted a video of a woman’s first…

March 1, 2015

Memory improvement myths & facts – and more from the week online

…people are naturals for this sport, since what we may initially lack in strength and endurance, we make up for in discipline and perseverance. Interested? Read more here. Driving Miss…

May 17, 2015

A moving tribute to a rock legend with dementia – and more from the week online

…more here and watch a Jonas performance video below. (Video link for mobile) Google’s self driving car to hit public streets this summer! We were happy to see several older…

May 6, 2015

Bulletin Board: A Casting Call and a Volunteer Opportunity

…in the 1930s or ’40s? Were you one of the lucky few who were driving in New York City in the days before traffic jams? Do your driving memories go…

November 12, 2018

Take the “Moral Machine” test

…equipment is bringing unintended consequences and moral dilemmas, especially as self-driving cars become more accepted. How can a self-driving car make the life and death decisions that a driver would…

December 16, 2014

On the Road in a Vintage RV

…in tight spaces. Before, I was intimidated by driving anything too big, but now I can drive a loaded trailer by myself to empty at the landfill. You made a…

October 30, 2017

The Village Model: A Neighborly Way to Age in Place

…was 92. She had decided to stop driving and realized that she would be confined in her apartment without a car. “So that day I decided I was interested and…

April 1, 2015

The Latest in Tech (LOL)

…blast from the past. Driving Miss Daisy You’ve probably heard of Uber, the app-powered car service that connects people needing rides with people driving cars. Well, now Uber is using…