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March 17, 2010 > Senior Drivers safety

Senior Drivers safety

Submitted By Shawn Fong

Dedicated to keep seniors drive safely, a workshop will be held in Fremont Main Library, focussing on road safety topics for seniors. The workshop will discuss ways to maintain driving skills with age, know when and how to change driving behaviors to stay safe. License renewal and DMV re-examinations will also be discussed. Information about alternative community transportation resources will be provided with a back-up plan for the time when you are no longer able to drive.

The workshop will be facilitated by speakers Colleen Campbell, Senior Injury Prevention Coordinator; Alameda County Public Health Veronica Conley; Community Outreach Ombudsman, Department of Motor Vehicles and representatives from community transportation programs. Designed for older adults, their family members, and service providers who work with seniors, the program requires no reservations.

Refreshments will be provided. To request accommodation, contact branch library at least seven working days prior to the event. The library may photograph or videotape you for library promotional purposes. Notify library staff if you do not wish to be photographed.

The free program is co-sponsored by Alameda County Library Older Adult Services, Alameda County Public Health Department, Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority, Department of Motor Vehicles and Tri-City Elder Coalition. For more information, call Senior Services at (510) 745-1499 or (510) 745-1491.

Take Charge of Your Driving Safety
Wednesday, March 24
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont
(510) 745-1499

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