According to a Senior Health series article by The National Institute of Health, it is suggested that driving patterns change as people age; and that older adults are keeping their driver’s license longer than they did previously.
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Several studies have been done on socially isolated seniors and the effect this has on their health. Some even show that social isolation ranks as high as obesity or smoking for shortening a person’s life expectancy. Why is this important? Our population continues to age, more adults and seniors today are faced with social isolation than ever before, and this trend will continue.