Health Tip: Drive Safely as You Age
(HealthDay News) -- As we get older, our vision tends to worsen
and our reflexes aren't what they used to be.
The American Optometric Association offers these safe-driving
suggestions for seniors: Use extra caution at intersections. Look in all directions to
make sure it's safe to proceed. Turn your head often, in case your
peripheral vision is affected.Try to only drive during the day. Stay away from routes that
are unfamiliar.Don't drive wearing glasses with wide frames, which can
interfere with vision.Join a local driving class just for seniors.Get an annual eye exam.
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