Rehabilitation professionals are optimally positioned to support community mobility in older adulthood. We present a vignette to consider clinical roles in medical fitness-to-drive, refreshing behind-the-wheel skills, and optimizing use of in-vehicle technologies. Intervening beyond the medical model can promote older adults’ independence and social engagement in their communities. 

Recently inter-ministerial guidelines aimed at supporting aging adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to transition into Long-Term Care homes were released in Ontario. These guidelines represent an attempt by two ministries to improve knowledge sharing across aging and disability fields, but do they go far enough?

Stroke is a leading cause of disability among adults. Caregivers play an important role in promoting successful rehabilitation outcomes for stroke survivors; however, caregivers may be under high degrees of emotional distress and are at risk for poor mental health outcomes. Rehabilitation clinicians and scientists are well positioned to make recommendations to reduce the risk of depression in stroke caregivers.