Is your mom or dad still driving, even though they are exhibiting signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s? You are not alone! The hardest thing to do with elderly parents is to take away their last form of independence, their car.
In fact, it wasn’t until she mistook the gas pedal for the brake, and slammed into another car causing a crash before we stopped fooling around and took the keys away from her. It took her several days before she confessed that she mistook the gas for the brake. Before that, she just said he came out of nowhere. Then one day she remembered what REALLY happened.