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Elderly Driver Gave Up His Car Keys
by: Wilma

After a minor accident, my dad willingly relinquished his keys and driver's license.

While he knew it would have a huge impact on his independence, he also realized that it he would feel horrible if he caused more damage or, heaven forbid, hurt or killed someone.

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You Doctor Could Help your Elderly Driving Dad
by: Anonymous

In response to the writer who's hiding his dad’s keys, perhaps a visit to the doctor may help.

Seniors trust and rely on their doctors, and if his doctor thinks that it's no longer safe for him to drive, he may take the news easier from the doctor than he would his son or daughter.

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Elderly Driver with Alzheimer's
by: Sherri

Just last month, I started resorting to hiding my dad’s car keys. He's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and I've noticed that while he strives to maintain his independence, he gets rattled rather easily.

I know I can't keep hiding his keys forever, but for now, it's a short-term decision until we can have a family meeting.

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