January 21, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Callahan Center
SHIFTING GEARS – SAFE DRIVING FOR SENIORS -- FOR AGES 55+ -- Presented by Michele Ellicks, Registry of Motor Vehicles -- Driver safety is an important issue for older adults. The changes of normal aging can sometimes interfere with the ability to drive. By understanding and reducing these risk factors, older adults might be able to drive safely longer. Please join Michele Ellicks, Community Outreach Coordinator from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, for an informative program that focuses on issues facing older drivers. Topics will include: Medications and their effects on driving, recent research concerning older drivers; Details on the Safe Driver law and reporting procedures; Requirements necessary to apply for a disability placard or plate, and the REAL ID.