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Are you worried about an aging loved-one's safe driving abilities? Do you think mom's driving skills might be slipping as a result of the natural aging process? Does dad's driving cause you to worry? Are your children afraid to get in the car with grandma? Then you've come to the right place! The Beyond Driving With Dignity podcast will help you work through all these concerns. Listen in as Matt Gurwell and his national team of Certified "Beyond Driving with Dignity" Professionals work to help you bring a peaceful resolution to YOUR family's older driver safety issues.

Are you worried about an aging loved-one's safe driving abilities? Do you think mom's driving skills might be slipping as a result of the natural aging process? Does dad's driving cause you to worry? Are your children afraid to get in the car with grandma? Then you've come to the right place! The Beyond Driving With Dignity podcast will help you work through all these concerns. Listen in as Matt Gurwell and his national team of Certified "Beyond Driving with Dignity" Professionals work to help you bring a peaceful resolution to YOUR family's older driver safety issues.
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Are you worried about an aging loved-one's safe driving abilities? Do you think mom's driving skills might be slipping as a result of the natural aging process? Does dad's driving cause you to worry? Are your children afraid to get in the car with grandma? Then you've come to the right place! The Beyond Driving With Dignity podcast will help you work through all these concerns. Listen in as Matt Gurwell and his national team of Certified "Beyond Driving with Dignity" Professionals work to help you bring a peaceful resolution to YOUR family's older driver safety issues.

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Episodes

How Your Annual Eye Exam Can Save Your Life!

8/5/2019
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Today's guest on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast show is Dr. Alan Mendelsohn, MD and renowned eye surgeon from South Florida. Dr. Mendelsohn explains how your annual eye exam can save your life! Read the show notes at https://www.keepingussafe.org/how-your-annual-eye-exam-can-save-your-life/

Duration:00:31:05

The Vital Role a Healthy Brain Plays in Older Driver Safety

6/21/2019
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Today’s guest, Vicky Rose, MSW and Memory Disorder Clinic Coordinator for the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare system explains the vital role a healthy brain plays in older driver safety. Vicky also provides us with actionable steps we can begin taking immediately to help keep our brains healthy as we progress through the natural aging process. For more great information on this episode (including the show notes) please visit...

Duration:00:19:54

The Increasing Use of Cannabis in Older Drivers

4/9/2019
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Listen in as today's guests on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast show (Dr. Andrew Whitman and Dr. Cory Perry, both of the University of Virginia Health System), explain the increasing use of cannabis in older drivers, and how its use can impact an individual's safe driving abilities. https://www.keepingussafe.org/the-increasing-use-of-cannabis-in-older-drivers/

Duration:00:31:11

The Increasing Use of Cannabis in Older Drivers

4/4/2019
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Today's guests, Dr. Andrew Whitman and Dr. Cory Perry, both of the University of Virginia Health System, explain the increasing use of cannabis in older drivers, and how its use can impact an individual's safe driving abilities. Read more at https://www.keepingussafe.org/the-increasing-use-of-cannabis-in-older-drivers/

Duration:00:28:10

Tips for Older Drivers with Hearing Loss

3/10/2019
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Today's guest on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast is Mrs. Jennifer Dahmer of Healthy Hearing. In this episode, Jennifer provides older drivers (and their families) with tips on remaining a safe driver even with hearing loss.

Duration:00:20:58

Why Do Older Drivers Crash Into Buildings?

3/1/2019
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Today's guest on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast is Mr. Mark Wright, co-founder of the Storefront Safety Council. In today's show, Mr. Wright helps us gain a better understanding of just exactly what storefront crashes are, how big of a problem they are, who is causing them, and what we can do to help prevent such tragedies from occurring in the future.

Duration:00:41:19

Using Technology to Mitigate Wrong-Way Driver Tragedies

2/12/2019
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Today's guest on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast show is Cameron Mott. Mr. Mott is a senior research analyst with the Southwest Research Institute (San Antonio, Texas) and will be sharing with us some of the advancements being made in technology to reduce tragedies involving wrong-way drivers.

Duration:00:22:37

Medication Use in Older Drivers

1/28/2019
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In today's show, Jake Nelson, AAA's National Director of Traffic Safety Advocacy & Research, is going to offer some insight on a recent AAA study titled "Medication Use in Older Adult Drivers; Findings from the AAA LongROAD Study".

Duration:00:34:19

DriveOhio Represents the Future of Smart Mobility

1/16/2019
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Please join us as today's guests, Rich Granger (DriveOhio), and Randy Cole (Ohio Turnpike Commission), share with us how DriveOhio is driving Ohio’s preparation and leadership for the future of smart mobility. In today's podcast, Rich will explain how DriveOhio is not only working to provide the current workforce with mobility options, but also how the DriveOhio initiative is creating emerging smart mobility jobs. Randy will share with us how a 60-mile stretch of the Ohio Turnpike is being...

Duration:00:33:55

Polypharmacy, Deprescribing and Older Driver Safety

1/8/2019
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Listen is as Dr. Andrew Whitman, Clinical Pharmacist in Oncology/Palliative Care at the University of Virginia Health System appears on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" show and explains the dilemma posed by polypharmacy and the effects it may have on older drivers. Dr. Whitman will also introduce us to the practice of "deprescribing" as a viable solution to the issues posed by polypharmacy.

Duration:00:21:53

Katie the Car Lady

6/10/2018
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Listen is a Katie O'Toole Smith, better known as "Katie the Car Lady", appears on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" show and shares 3 tips with us that will prove invaluable to older adults (and their families!) as they prepare to purchase or lease their next vehicle. Show notes and more information on Katie are available on the Keeping Us Safe website at https://www.keepingussafe.org/3-tips-for-seniors-buying-a-new-car/

Duration:00:36:38

Cataracts and Older Driver Safety

5/20/2018
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We are most fortunate that renowned eye surgeon Dr. Alan Mendelsohn, MD, FACS, has taken time out of his very busy schedule to talk with us about cataracts and how they can adversely effect one's safe driving abilities. We hope you enjoy this episode of the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast show! Please visit the Keeping Us Safe website at https://www.keepingussafe.org.

Duration:00:38:53

Older Drivers and Autonomous Vehicles

3/15/2018
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Dr. Ivan Damnjanovic, researcher at Texas A & M University, will provide us with a basic understanding of just what an autonomous vehicle is, and will address some of the challenges facing the development of this new technology, particularly as it relates to older drivers that may be experiencing a diminishment in cognitive processing abilities.

Duration:00:28:39

Missing Adult Alert Systems

3/12/2018
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Listen in as Brent Currence, Missing Persons Unit Outreach & Education Coordinator with the Ohio Attorney General's office provides us with a basic understanding of how missing persons programs work, what the reporting requirements are and what to do if we locate one of these endangered adults.

Duration:00:15:51

The Value of Alzheimer's Support Groups

3/2/2018
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Today's guest is Lauri Scharf. Lauri serves as the Support Services Manager for the Cleveland (Ohio) Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. During today's episode, Lauri does an outstanding job of explaining how the Alzheimer's Association's support groups (available throughout the country!) can be of great value to those afflicted with the disease, and to their caregivers and care partners alike. Lauri will also provide us with information on how to find support groups in your community.

Duration:00:28:02

Driving with Dementia

2/15/2018
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Listen in as Michael Ellenbogen, after having been diagnosed with dementia at the young age of 49, is leveraging new vehicle safety technologies to help extend his safe driving career. To learn more about Keeping Us Safe and the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast show please visit https://www.keepingussafe.org

Duration:00:27:56

Identity Theft and the Older Driver

2/8/2018
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Today's guest will be Attorney Yan Ross. Yan is Yale Law School graduate and the Director of Special Projects for the Institute of Consumer Financial Education. Attorney Ross will speak on the subject of identity theft as it relates to older adults.

Duration:00:32:56

The Storefront Safety Council

2/1/2018
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Robert Reiter, founder of the Storefront Safety Council, talks about how and why older drivers sometimes confuse the brake and gas pedals and end up running into storefronts.

Duration:00:30:11

Matt Gurwell is Keeping Us Safe On SparkCast

1/29/2018
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Matt Gurwell in in the LimeLite as he joins SpartCaster's Tami Neumann and Chris MacLellan on The Whole Care Network's new variety show, SparkCast. Listen in and learn how Matt Gurwell is sparking conversations that help Keep Us Safe

Duration:00:29:18

Low Vision and Older Drivers

1/13/2018
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On this episode of Beyond Driving with Dignity, Matt welcome's Deborah Kogler from Magnifiers and More, offering tips and tools to help older drivers who are experiencing vision concern.

Duration:00:32:42