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    Tracy, a Drive a Senior Central Texas volunteer. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Drive a Senior comes to Dripping

First training this Saturday at library
“We are excited to begin serving the senior community of Dripping Springs” said Mary Sue Clyne, Chairman of the Board.

Drive a Senior Central Texas announced that it will begin a weekly van ride service in Dripping Springs on Wednesdays this summer, with additional plans to include its signature curb-to-curb ride assistance in the future.

Drive a Senior Central Texas enriches lives and communities by providing transportation and socialization to non-driving seniors, at no cost, helping them to achieve healthy and active aging in place. Drive a Senior Central Texas is one of the only agencies that is solely focused on providing free curb-to-curb transportation services and van rides to non-driving seniors.

“We are excited to begin serving the senior community of Dripping Springs” said Mary Sue Clyne, Chairman of the Board. Mrs. Clyne added, “We have had a warm reception from the community thus far and will be providing a critically important service. We look forward to working with community and business leaders to create a legacy of quality transportation options for seniors in Dripping Springs.”

Drive a Senior Central Texas transportation services are provided with the following qualifications:

● 60+ years of age

● Live in an area we serve

● Independently mobile

● Live in their own home or with family members

● Not suffering from severe dementia

The first volunteer training for the Dripping Springs area will be held on May 18, 2019 from 11:00am – 12:00pm at the Dripping Springs Community Library meeting room, 501 Sportsplex Drive. All interested volunteers wanting to drive seniors in their personal vehicles are encouraged to attend. Email dsctx@driveasenior.org​ or call 512-431-7472 to sign up, or for more information.

Drive a Senior Central Texas is a local nonprofit that provides free rides to non-driving seniors over 60, who enroll in our program, to help them live independently as long as they can and desire.

-Submitted by Drive a Senior Central Texas

 

Dripping Springs Century-News

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Dripping Springs, Texas 78620

Phone: (512) 858-4163
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