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What to Do When Driving Abilities Take a Turn

FREE – RSVP’s are encouraged by calling the Senior Center at 952-227-1125

  • Date: 01/10/2019 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM  
  • Location: Chanhassen Library
    7711 Kerber Blvd.
    Chanhassen, Minnesota 55317
  • Introduction: This workshop on will focus on helping families, caregivers and professionals look at new ways to address the often difficult topic of when to limit or reduce driving privileges. Kathy Kiefer is a clinical specialist with Regions Hospital who focuses on driver rehabilitation and safety.

Bring your lunch and the Chanhassen ACT on Alzheimer's Committee will provide a healthy fruit snack and beverage for this event. Speaker Kathy Kiefer, a clinical specialist in driver rehabilitation with Regions Hospital, will cover how family members can prepare and plan to address the driving ability of a loved one with memory loss or physical issues. The earlier you start this conversation, the better. Learn how to tactfully address driving concerns, which changes in your loved one signal a need for action, how your health care provider can play a role in the process, what a clinical driving evaluation looks like, and what the MN-DMV services require for license renewal. This presentation is best suited for caregivers, practitioners, and professionals who work with or care for someone who has dementia related impairments. This event is co-sponsored by Prairie Adult Care.  

 

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