Dementia, driving and the loss of independence

Yesterday in a practice session of one of the interviewing techniques of Narrative Therapy, I was interviewed about a recent problem in my life. I elected to discuss the impact of losing my driver’s license, and unearthed a mini maelstrom of feelings I had not given much thought to previously. I’d thought the emotional burden…

Dementia and driving

This topic is a very contentious one, as there are two groups specifically who fear and then feel the loss of their driver’s license. The elderly and people diagnosed with dementia will eventually be challenged about their capacity to drive. It is a topic I have ranted about a few times, but one people like…