Occupational therapy students from Mt. Mary University and MATC helped older adults at Harwood Place in Wauwatosa adapt to the physical changes of aging and driving.
"They gave me an awareness of some of the things I should be checking when I get in the car," said 86-year-old Kenneth Krahn.
It's all part of Carfit, where students use a 12 step checklist to make vehicles safer. That includes includes everything from adjusting seat belts too reducing blind spots.
Krahn limits his driving to places 45 miles an hour or less, and avoids driving in bad weather.
"My primary destinations are grocery shopping and church and visiting." he said.
As America's population ages, students steering seniors to safer driving is good for everyone behind the wheel.
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