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Driving and Dementia: The Dilemma

A story in the January edition of the Mayo Clinic newsletter focuses on the dementia and driving problem. The article points out that while memory is an issue, a person with Alzheimer’s or another dementia may have trouble prioritizing visual cues which could have even more of an impact on driving safety. Even a person without a cognitive disorder can momentarily hesitate when making a decision about how to respond to a dog running across the street or a children playing near a curb.

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