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Mobility as a Human Right

Older adults will tell you that losing their driving license is like getting a death sentence. In her unstoppable journey to empower seniors, Dr. Sherrilene Classen, a professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, is getting older adults comfortable with autonomous vehicle technology as well as conducting research to develop autonomous transit resources to promote their independence and safety.

New service at UF Health helps at-risk motorists assess, improve their driving skills

In the state of Florida, nearly 20 percent of the population is age 65 or older. For many, progression in age can mean regression in driving ability. But a new service offered by the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions’ department of occupational therapy aims to give seniors and others a chance to improve their skills behind the wheel.UF Health News

SmartDrive program gets into gear

New UF program can provide assessments, rehabilitation plans for older drivers and those with medical conditions that could affect the ability to

FDOT/UF I-MAP help seniors through FindaRideFlorida provides an alphabetical listing of service providers based on specific information entered, such as where you are traveling to or from or the purpose of the trip. Results can be narrowed by type of route, schedule or time of