Virtual reality is being used to test the driving skills of older people in rural NSW.
A new research report is calling for simplified traffic junctions, more pedestrian safety infrastructure and in-car detection technology to improve the safety of older drivers and pedestrians on Australian and New Zealand roads.
Investigating older drivers and vision loss; report calls for action on Indigenous people and dementia; new research on older people and pets; crunching the numbers on ageing.
Rise in older people seeking homelessness support; older carers and work; over 65s the fastest growing age group; junk food linked to memory; older drivers wanted for study.
Taking psychoactive drugs, such as benzodiazepines and anti-depressants, could make an older person five times more likely to be involved in a car accident, a new study has found.