Geriatric Care Managers Barbara Herrington and Stacie Cleveland, and Care Manager Assistant Kate Svoboda have successfully completed an intensive training program and are now certified as “Beyond Driving with Dignity” professionals.
The “Beyond Driving with Dignity” professional certification program has been designed to arm qualifying professionals from across the United States and Canada with tools necessary to help older drivers and their families work through the complicated issue of age-related diminishing driving skills.
Having received this certification, Herrington, Cleveland and Svoboda are now well-suited to provide older drivers and their families with a very specific program that will help make decisions on how to keep the older driver safe.
Barbara Herrington, owner of All About Aging, LLC explains “We are pleased to offer the Beyond Driving with Dignity program to residents of Polk and Highlands counties as part of the services we provide to families. We look forward to helping families initiate conversations about safe driving while also assisting with determining solutions that satisfy everyone involved. “
Certification in the Beyond Driving with Dignity program is designed to be a common-sense approach to facilitate (and often times mediate!) rational, common-sense driving-related solutions based on tangible facts and personal observations.
The “Beyond Driving with Dignity” professional will receive annual in-service trainings will have to meet standards of professionalism to maintain their certification. For more information on the program please visit www.keepingussafe.org. Media inquiries are asked to call 216-904-8841 for more information.