Subtle cognitive decline precedes end to driving for older adults

Subtle cognitive decline precedes end to driving for older adults

Even slight cognitive changes can affect an older person’s decision to stop driving, according to a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings suggest that routine cognitive testing could help older adults and their physicians make decisions about driving that maximizes safety while preserving independence as long as possible.
Sadie Williams Clayton

Sadie Williams Clayton

Postdoctoral research scholar Sade Williams Clayton works to advocate and build community for postdoctoral research trainees and others. She recently received a national award from the National Postdoctoral Association for her efforts.
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