Originally Posted By: LadyGrey
Well Daddy is not wearing his stockings anymore that are meant to regulate his blood pressure so he doesn't arbitrarily pass out, and he is driving.

To maintain his license, he has to go back for a vision test when he is 93. He's quite pleased about this.

Mother told me tonight that she is going to drive tomorrow to the flower store -- she hasn't driven in 5 years.

What am I doing about this? NOTHING.

There is, literally, NOTHING I can do.

If he loses consciousness and kills someone that is so not on me or my siblings.

It's on a system that isn't nimble enough or bold enough to deal with elderly drivers.


My boss owns a body shop and my eyes have been opened to the dangers of elderly drivers. It is astounding how little oversight there is.

I am praying my parents get moved here before this becomes an issue with my parents. My dad is 79, my mom is 72. They do ok, but I would love for them to be near me so I can do more for them. But if they are hardheaded about it it really will not matter. I can't control them.