CAR FIT: Keeping Seniors Safe Behind the Wheel

August 22, 2019

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NNORC welcomes back CarFit, an educational program that gives older adults an opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them. This program is led by Roger Dames, who serves as the Driver Fitness Center Coordinator at Colonie Senior Services.

In a 30 minute-minute evaluation, trained screeners will help improve your fit to reduce the potential for injuries and accidents. While seated in your vehicle, the screening looks at various factors including safety belt use, steering wheel tilt, head rest setting, body positioning to air bag, line of sight over steering wheel, body positioning to gas and brake pedals and mirror adjustment.

CarFit evaluations will be conducted on Thursday, October 3 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church (440 Whitehall Road, Albany). APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED, so please call the NNORC at 518-514-2023 to make your appointment.