On Wednesday, November 28, The Watermark at 3030 Park will host an AARP driver safety course designed to help people over the age of 50 navigate the roads more comfortably. The class will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the retirement community located at 3030 Park Avenue in Bridgeport.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, this course will be offered free of charge to all veterans and their family members. The cost is $12 for AARP members, and $14 for non-members.
The course will address driving rules including new laws, how to handle left turns and blind spots properly, and best practices for highway driving. It will also present defensive driving techniques and how to properly operate a motor vehicle around tractor-trailers.
The course will also discuss how age-related changes to vision and hearing can affect driving skills by slowing down reaction time. Instructors will address these issues and go over ways to help people safely adapt to those changes on the road.
“As people age, it is important for them to be reminded of safe driving skills that can be put into practice,” said Marlane Argianas, Resident Services Coordinator at The Watermark at 3030 Park. “This course will provide residents and guests with a higher level of confidence the next time they get behind the wheel.”
Upon successful completion of the course, attendees may qualify for a discount on their auto insurance. The class does not include a road test and will be held entirely indoors.
This class is open to the public and requires registration. For more information, or to reserve a space, please contact The Watermark at 3030 Park at 203-373-6288.
About The Watermark at 3030 Park:
The Watermark at 3030 Park, located at 3030 Park Avenue on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line in Connecticut, is a distinctive community for seniors, offering exceptional independent living, assisted living, skilled rehabilitation and memory care. The Watermark at 3030 Park is professionally managed by Watermark Retirement Communities, a company committed to creating extraordinary communities where people thrive. For more information, please visit www.watermarkcommunities.com/3030park or www.facebook.com/TheWatermarkAt3030Park.
AARP is a nonprofit membership organization helping people over the age of 50 enjoy independence, choice and control in ways that are affordable and beneficial to their quality of life. AARP has been in business since 1958 and has staffed offices in all 50 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.