Date Presented 03/27/20

The meaning of driving for older adults was investigated using qualitative, in-depth interviews. Eleven adults, currently driving and residing in suburban low-income housing, were interviewed twice. After verbatim transcription of their first interviews, their second interviews confirmed and expanded on the data. Six unique themes emerged: driving integrated into identity; driving is meaningful and important; barriers to driving; supports for driving; driving cessation; and alternative transportation options.

Primary Author and Speaker: Winifred Schultz-Krohn

Additional Authors and Speakers: Mimi Stroud, Suzanne Walter, Y. K. Liao, Courtney Stonesifer, Marrah Samantha

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