The Living and Learning Series April 26


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Press release submitted by Vicki Coutant


Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging presents
The Living and Learning Series:
Transportation Options for Seniors

Rock Island - Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging sponsors the Living and Learning series of free educational sessions covering various topics, designed for senior citizens, caregivers, and any others who are interested. Join Craig Harper as he discusses how to use different transportation options available in our area– RIM, Senior Transportation, and MetroLink. After the presentation, interested participants are invited on a ride-along to help familiarize themselves with one of the options available to them.

Friday, April 26, 2013
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging
729 - 34th Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Please contact Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging, (309) 793-6800, for registration and more information.

The Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is a non-profit corporation created for the purpose of improving the quality of life for older Americans. The specific objectives of the agency are threefold: to enable older adults to live in their own homes as long as possible with appropriate supportive services; to remove individual and social barriers to economic and personal independence for older persons including the provision of opportunities for employment and volunteer activities; and to act as an advocate for older persons in developing community resources for the aged throughout the ten county area while providing a comprehensive service network. Counties included in the agency's jurisdiction are Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, and Warren. E.O.E.

















 



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