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Aging and Driving: A Complex Combination

To many senior citizens, driving means much more than having a set of keys. Losing the ability to drive can often impact one’s sense of mobility, freedom and independence.

What are the effects of aging on our ability to drive and how do you know when it’s time to no longer be behind the wheel?

Linda Hill, clinical professor and UC San Diego in the School of Medicine, discusses coping strategies for aging drivers and shares options for those in driving retirement in “Aging and Driving: A Complex Combination,” the latest talk in the Stein Institute for Research on Aging series, online now.


Elder Abuse: The Crime of the 21st Century?

Attorney Paul Greenwood has prosecuted more than 400 felony cases of elder and dependent abuse, both physical and financial. As Baby Boomers age, this unseemly trend is poised to become an unfortunate epidemic.

In the latest program from our Research on Aging series, Greenwood shares what constitutes elder abuse, how we handle these cases in our judicial system, why incidents are on the rise, and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones.

Elder Abuse: The Crime of the Twenty-First Century?