Poster Session  |   November 2018
(ADED) Exploring Driving Habits and Quality of Life in Older Adults
Author Affiliations
  • Winston-Salem State University
Article Information
Community Mobility and Driving / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
(ADED) Exploring Driving Habits and Quality of Life in Older Adults
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505088p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO2011
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505088p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO2011
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

This study investigated the personal experiences of drivers aged 65 years and older and the impact of driving on their quality of life and daily occupations. Themes included “It’s Independence,” “Adds Joy to Your Life,” and “If We Didn’t Drive, We’d Have to Modify Our Living.”

Primary Author and Speaker: Megan Edwards Collins

Contributing Authors: Sarah Brown, Aslyn DeHart, Brittany Moretz, Courtney Rogers, Connor Price, Rebecca Obendorf