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Know the signs

When is it time to stop driving?

When a loved one with dementia is no longer able to make good decisions on the road, it may be time for them to stop driving. Learn common signs that a person shouldn’t be behind the wheel, and consult your family physician for additional guidance. 

  1. Increased accidents or unexplained damage.
  2. Confusion over colors, words, and standard road rules.
  3. Confusing the brake and gas pedals.
  1. Getting lost in familiar places.
  2. Uncharacteristic episodes of anger or road rage.
An Empathy-Based Approach to Memory Care

At Watermark communities, individuals lead enriching and rewarding lives in a setting where expert care always includes empathy and a loving approach. Our groundbreaking Prema Memory SupportSM program integrates each resident into the rhythms of daily living, creating mindful moments of connection, engagement, and growth. Trained and certified in partnership with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, universal caregivers known as Nayas create deeper connections and provide more personalized care within a nurturing environment.