An Alternative to Giving Up the Car Keys
By ALINA TUGEND, The New York Times
Published: December 13, 2013
Robert Cullon, 80, has a neurological condition that makes his feet numb and forces him to rely on a walker. He thought he was driving just fine, but his six children were worried.
â€œThey kept saying, â€˜Are you sure youâ€™re doing all right?â€™ â€ he said. â€œThey broke me down.â€
Instead of handing over his keys, though, Mr. Cullon, who lives in Albany, decided to consult a driving rehabilitation specialist. She rode with him, observing how well he used his feet, how good his reflexes were and how good his range of motion was in his shoulders and neck. Then she pronounced him fit to take the wheel… Read More
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