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Not If But When...


Studies show that people with dementia have a greater chance of being involved in a car accident than people without dementia.

Dementia affects your reaction time, judgment and the ability to do many tasks at once such as checking the rear-view mirror and attending to oncoming traffic.

This PSA was produced at the Geriatric Medicine Research Unit about helping caregivers understand their role in the problem of driving and dementia.

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The PSA was ade possible by funding through the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation and with cooperation from the Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network and the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

Visit our website at http://www.notifbutwhen.ca for more information about what you can do.

 



 
   
 
 
Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine