NADTC is working with the American Foundation for the Blind to develop an information brief on “Aging, Vision Loss and Transportation." We want to invite transportation experts to review our draft information brief and provide feedback on its usefulness and relevance to transportation programs. Join us for a discussion! Registration is limited to 30 to foster a small group discussion. All registrants will receive a draft copy of the information brief.
If you are interested in participating, please register as soon as possible to reserve your space! RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
Webinar: Providing Transportation to Older Adults with Vision Loss: Challenges and Opportunities
Thursday, March 24 | 2-3:00 PM Eastern | Virtual
Join us for an exploration of the transportation challenges experienced by older adults with vision loss and good practices in better meeting their travel needs. We will hear from two experts in the vision loss arena:
Denise Jess, Executive Director of the WI Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired advocates at the national, state and local levels and has served as co-chair of the WI Non-Driver Advisory Committee and the Madison Metro Transit Re-Design Taskforce.
Pete Benavidez, President/CEO of Riverside, CA Blindness Support Services, Inc. has served on the Citizens Advisory Committee, Riverside Transportation Commission and has also worked on housing and mental health issues.
Register Now for NADTC's Office Hours: Community Health Impact using Transportation
March 15 | 2-3 PM Eastern | Virtual
The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) Office Hours are focused on enhancing training and technical assistance opportunities and offer further opportunities to interact with your peers, topic experts and NADTC staff.
On March 15 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET NADTC’s Office Hours will highlight the impact of community grant funding focused on health outcomes for older adults, as well as expanding transportation options in rural Michigan communities. This session will feature a presentation by Megan Murphy from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund and Kathy Dickens, a current granteefrom the Four County Community Foundation. Both speakers will be discussing how these funds were able to enhance healthy outcomes for older adults by making the connection between access to vital healthcare services and using transportation. Participants will have the ability to ask questions and share their own experiences with others in the session.
Attendance will be capped at 30 participants to foster a small group discussion, so if you are interested in participating, please register as soon as possible to reserve your space! RSVP to Chelcie at email@example.com.
National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center is a program funded by the Federal Transit Administration and administered by USAging and Easterseals with guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.