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Maintaining safe mobility in an aging society

David W. Eby

Maintaining safe mobility in an aging society

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Published by Taylor & Francis in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older automobile drivers,
  • Traffic accidents,
  • Traffic safety

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid W. Eby, Lisa J. Molnar, Paula S. Kartje.
    SeriesHuman factors in transportation
    ContributionsMolnar, Lisa J., Kartje, Paula S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE5620.A24 E29 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22666061M
    ISBN 109781420064537
    LC Control Number2008046599

    most people know little about aging and have many misconceptions. most people know more about the social rather than physical aspects of aging. the most frequent misconceptions about aging come mostly from the elderly. people with less education scored best on the FAQ. A person’s ability to get around their home and interact with their environment will ultimately determine their success (and satisfaction) with aging in planning and modifications can allow you to more safely maneuver around your home should you require assistance in walking, standing or use a wheelchair. Making minor changes can greatly improve your quality of life.


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