Regency Centers have partnered with AARP to offer driver safety courses designed specifically for drivers age 50 and over:
The AARP Smart Driver Course. AARP membership is not required to take the course and there are no tests to pass. Upon completing the course, you may be eligible to receive a discount on your auto insurance. Consult your insurance agent for details. The course will be offered at two of our locations:
Regency Jewish Heritage Post-Acute Rehab and Nursing Center
380 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ
Date: August 20 and August 21 Time: 5 PM to 8 PM
Ambassador Medical Day Care Center
619 River Avenue, Lakewood, NJ
Date: August 26 and August 27 Time: 5 PM to 8 PM
The course costs only $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members If you would like to attend at either location, please register by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the event, click here or see below.
Why Take a Driver Safety Course?
Because driving has changed since you first got your license, and doing so could save you money Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads you travel every day. Some drivers age 50-plus have never looked back since they got their first driver’s license, but even the most experienced drivers can benefit from brushing up on their driving skills. By taking a driver safety course you’ll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. You’ll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. In addition, you’ll learn:
- How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots
- How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car
- The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections
- Proper use of safety belts, air bags, antilock brakes and new technology found in cars today
- Ways to monitor your own and others’ driving skills and capabilities
- The effects of medications on driving
- The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking and using a cellphone
After completing the course, you will have a greater appreciation of driving challenges and a better understanding of how to avoid potential collisions and injuring yourself or others.
Marie Barnes Corporate Marketing and Public Relations Director Regency Post Acute, Rehab & Nursing Centers Hazlet, Somerset, Wayne and Dover, NJ (732) 995-3934