Show Notes - April 13, 2018 - Transportation for Seniors

If you missed the original broadcast, watch the show here after April 16, 2018. 

 

Segment 1

Transit for Nashville Coalition spokesperson Walter T. Searcy joins Tim and Barbara to talk about the proposed referendum on funding for mass transit and how it will impact seniors.

 

Segment 2

Tim and Barbara speak with Ed Cole, Board Chair of Senior Ride Nashville, and Brenda Payne, Board Chair of Community Life Bridge about ride-sharing services designed specifically for seniors.  

 

Segment 3

Amanda Clelland, Public Information Officer for Nashville MTA joins Tim and Barbara to discuss how the AccessRide progam that provides transportation services to people with disabilities.

 

Segment 4

Michael Hogan, Director of Driver Services Issuance for the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss stategies for dealing with an elderly loved one who needs to surrender the car keys--but won't.

 

Segment 5

Shelley Courington, AARP Advocacy Director, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss programs that enable seniors to keep driving safely well into old age.  

 

Resources

Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.

Transit for Nashville
www.transitfornashville.com

Senior Ride Nashville
615.610.4040
www.seniorridenashville.org 

Community Life Bridge
615.473.8965
Brenda.payne@comcast.net

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security
615.251.5166
www.tn.gov/safety
Email.Safety@tn.gov

AARP Tennessee
866.295.7274
tnaarp@aarp.org
 

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