According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimers is the 6th leading cause of death. For a typical driver, the demands on the road can include split attention, recall, and problem solving.
The Alzheimer's Association has tips for dealing with the issue early enough.
- Have the Conversation Early
- Plan Ahead
- Look for signs of unsafe driving
This is an important issue for many families and the Alzheimer's Association has a full in-depth write up with videos on their website.