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Dementia-Friendly Transportation – Driver Training
March 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-5
Wednesday, March 3 from 2-3:30pm OR Tuesday, March 9 from 10-11:30am (For your convenience, we are offering this session at two different times. Register for whichever better fits your schedule.)
MCOA, MassMobility, and the Alzheimer’s Association are pleased to announce a special training session for drivers. The Dementia-Friendly Transportation Training program will offer drivers of all types tools to recognize and work with people living with dementia. This session will be of interest to volunteer drivers who provide transportation to older adults, Councils on Aging that run van services using paid drivers or volunteers, and transit drivers who drive buses and paratransit. Meghan Lemay, M.S., Regional Manager, Western MA, Alzheimer's Association will provide the training. Meghan also brings to the session her experience as a bus driver for a Senior Center.
Please contact Patty Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org if reasonable accommodations are needed. Requests for accommodations should be submitted as soon as possible, at least 3 days before the scheduled training.