Aging In Place – Safely

80% of Americans age 50 and over say they want to continue living in their own homes. This is what is referred to by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as Aging In Place, which they define as “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income or ability level.” Widely perceived as the...
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How Age Affects Your Vision on the Road

Healthy vision can be the difference between safe driving and getting into an accident. Because eyesight goes through changes as we age, maintaining the health of your eyes is important. About 90% of the Info Drivers Process Comes Through the Eyes It's a misconception that older drivers are unsafe drivers. One report determined older drivers don’t necessarily put others at...
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Read All About It: April is the Month for National Librarian Day and National School Librarian Day

Did you know that April 4 is National School Librarian Day and April 16 is National Librarian Day? These are both great opportunities to be thankful for all the help and knowledge that librarians provide. From children’s story-time to literacy classes, libraries offer a wealth of free public resources. Most librarians have a Master’s Degree in Library Science. Librarians are...
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What you need to do next - PSRS/PEERS Data Security Incident Information

PSRS/PEERS Data Security Incident Dear MRTA Members:   This message is brought to you, in part, by the MRTA Informative and Protective Services Committee and Committee Chair Linda Lueckenhoff. October is Cybersecurity Month - learn how to protect yourself.   Those of you affected by the PSRS/PEERS data security incident have...
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