This spring at the Brookline Senior Center, TRIPPS is hosting a two-part panel discussion on the long process of "driving retirement."
On Tuesday, May 17th from 6-8pm, attendees will hear from a panel of professionals who work with seniors navigating the process of retiring from driving, either gradually or suddenly, and either by necessity or by choice. The panel for the first session will include representatives from driving skills assessment programs, the medical community, social work in the field of aging, and law enforcement and/or the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles.
On Thursday, June 16th from 6-8pm, the panel for the second session will include seniors from our community who currently get around without driving. Some take the T, some use paratransit, some love the buses, some take taxis, some use ride-hailing apps, and others walk or cycle. The panelists will describe their own experiences, discuss the drawbacks and benefits of using various modes of transportation, and talk about overcoming some of the barriers that can keep seniors from exploring and using non-driving options.
Both events are free and open to the public. Please call 617 730 2644 to reserve your seat.
Light refreshments will be available.
For help with transportation to and from these events, please call 617 730 2644.