Occupational therapists’ role in driving retirement: Supporting engagement in times of transition Register by May 31, 2017
Presenter: Katelyn Bridge
Driving retirement is a likely reality for many older adults, however this transition is found to be difficult for many older adults who feel unprepared or are unsure when they should stop driving, and how they could maintain their community mobility. Occupational therapists are well suited to support their clients through this transition, given their holistic lens and focus on maintaining engagement in all aspects of life. This webinar is based on the results of an extensive scoping review and will present existing evidence related to driving retirement that could help inform future interventions by occupational therapists. The webinar will conclude by discussing how to move forward with developing the role of occupational therapists in the area of driving retirement.
After taking part in this webinar, participants will:
After taking part in this webinar, participants will: 1. Be able to describe the concept of driving retirement. 2. Be familiar with evidence and existing interventions related to driving retirement. 3. Understand the role of occupational therapists in supporting clients through the process of driving retirement.