Abstract

Date Presented 04/20/21

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 the first interview, the second interview confirmed and expanded 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: Cynthia Evetts

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