Posts Tagged ‘Keeping Us Safe’

Driving and Dementia A Special On Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Driving and Dementia

A Two Hour Special

 Aired Live On Tuesday July 23rd, 2013

Go there now to listen to Recorded Program


This is one of the most difficult and frustrating topics to address when it comes to dementia.

This program was designed to allow us to hear from a variety of voices: from those with dementia to Doctors, Insurance Professionals, State Patrol, trainers and caregivers.

Together we can begin to break through the myths and stigmas and help people design a practical and fair method to assist them when tackling this issue.

Our Experts Are:

driving_dr_weismanDr. David Weisman Neurologist a works with clinical trials in stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease.




Drivingi MattGurwellMatt Gurwell is the founder & CEO of Keeping Us Safe and had worked for many years as a State Patrol

info@keepingussafe.org    www.keepingussafe.org



Driving_JD_Howard_J. D. Howard, Executive Director

Insurance Consumer Advocate Network





Jack Schatz, is a Care Partner for his wife with dementia. He kept her behind the wheel as long as possible and he will tell us why he felt this was important.



Michael Ellenbogen, Steve Ponath, Kathy Murray, Mary Bailey and Terry Berry are all living with the disease and spoke from their various experiences with the disease.

Driving Kathy Murray_v2Driving  Mary Bailey

michael_ellenbogen_croppedDriving Steve Ponath

We Also Continued The Driving And Dementia Conversation On


Click on the Video Below to Watch The Recorded Webinar


For More Resources Click below on the Alzheimer’s Speaks Website


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Dementia & Driving with Dignity

This is a fascinating show! 

(We had some difficulties with the airwaves today… not sure why .. sorry about that)

Today’s guest is Matt Gurwell, Founder & CEO of Keeping Us Safe, LLC; a national organization proudly serving America’s senior drivers and their families.

Developer of Continuing Education (CEU) programs for nurses, social workers, law enforcement, geriatric care managers and other health care/social service communities on the topic of how to help older drivers and their families (as well as professionals!) work through the very delicate issues of a retirement from driving.


Developer of the “Enhanced Self-Assessment Program” specifically designed for senior drivers.

Author of “Beyond Driving with Dignity; The workbook for the families of older drivers”.

Certified by the Office of the Ohio Attorney General as a Special Subject Instructor for the Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Program.

Contact Information:

Matt Gurwell, Founder & CEO

Keeping Us Safe



Use the coupon discount by typing in “MATT” if you decide to purchase  a workbook.

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