I have been writing about taking care of our aging parents,
so I was excited when writer and public educator M. Ellen Ward
offered to do a guest post on this topic. Good Driving Information
and Finding Proper Insurance is definitely important for drivers
of any age, but especially our aging parents and relatives.
ensure that they are getting the best possible price on their auto insurance policy.
The first thing is to avoid having accidents by paying better attention at intersections,
which is where most accidents involving seniors occur.
ahead of you. Watch out for turn-only lanes with arrows indicating the
direction the traffic in that lane will go. When you stop, make sure your tires point
straight ahead, which will protect you from being pushed into oncoming traffic
in the event of a rear-end collision.
to use them properly.
the internet, they often overlook online insurance quote services
and direct insurances available online.
higher deductible rates (and the elderly often have the benefit of savings
behind them to make this an affordable option for them,
which is not always the case for younger drivers).
It is very likely that you can also qualify for savings by carrying
homeowners, auto, and other insurances with the same company.