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Magnolia Manor Blog

Do I Have to Give Up My Driving Privileges in a Senior Living Community?

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
January 29, 2019

There are many questions you may be asking (or thinking about asking) when considering senior living communities. Chief among them may be your ability to retain driving privileges.

From the first moment we earned our driver’s licenses, driving puts the ability to explore the world (well, our world) within reach.

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Topics: Independent Living, Senior Driving, FAQs, Senior Safety

How to Gently Get Mom or Dad to Hand Over The Car Keys for Good

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
January 16, 2019

Maybe Mom or Dad has had some vision or cognitive problems lately. Or perhaps you’ve noticed a parent missing traffic signals, weaving, becoming aggressive with the horn, or other concerning behaviors. Has your parent been involved in one or more accidents? Have they hit the gas instead of the brake? Are there dents or scrapes on their car? The signs are there, plain as day:

It’s time for Mom or Dad to hand over the car keys for good.

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Topics: Senior Driving, FAQs, Senior Planning, Senior Safety, Coping

Refresh Your Driving Skills with an AARP Smart Driver Course at Magnolia Manor

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
April 12, 2018

If you had to take a road test at the DMV today, would you pass with flying colors? If you are like most senior drivers, you could benefit from a refresher driving course. That’s why Magnolia Manor regularly hosts the AARP Smart Driver Course™. Come spend the day with us and learn about:

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Topics: AARP Safe Driver Course, Senior Driving, Senior Safety