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Transportation Options for Older Adults

Saturday, April 15th
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. –  CST

Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center
(808 Nile Street in Austin)

     AGE of Central Texas will host the free community seminar exploring “Transportation Options for Older Adults” on Saturday, April 15th.  Part of the on-going workshop series to help family members effectively care for an older adult, the free seminar will be held from 10:00 a.m. to Noon in-person at the Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center (808 Nile Street in Austin) and simultaneously online.

     The seminar will feature a panel of Central Texas transportation experts, discussing options that are available locally for older adults.  Panelists scheduled to participate include:

  • Ray Anne Evans with Chariot (previously known as Drive-a-Senior), which enriches lives and communities by providing transportation and socialization to non-driving seniors, helping them to age in place.
  • Jessica Venson with Transportation for Living, providing low-cost transportation services for older adults in the Austin area, to develop a sustainable, safe, and reliable means of transportation, with one-way trips costing as little as 50 cents.
  • Jesse Marroquin with CapMetro, discussing the Try Transit and Metro Access programs, along with the Reduced Fare ID Card that enables eligible riders to receive a half-price fare.
  • Dana Platt with the Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS), a regional transportation for the non-urbanized areas of Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Fayette, Lee, Travis, and Williamson counties.

     Registration for the seminar is free, but space is limited.  Participants can register by calling (512) 600-9275, or online at http://www.TinyURL.com/AGEapril2023.

If you need assistance registering for these events, please call the Caregiver Resource Center at (512) 600-9275