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Community Discussions in Washington County on the Topic of Impaired Driving Among Older Adults

Danforth, Calais, Machias -

MACHIAS, Maine — The University of Maine Center on Aging is holding community discussions in Washington County in Danforth, Calais, and Machias on the topic of impaired driving among older adults and would like to invite community members in these and surrounding areas to participate. We would like to know more about what you think about this issue. How do you define impaired driving? What are the resources available for addressing impaired driving? Who should be involved in addressing the issue?

The input you provide will be important in helping us understand the issue of impaired driving among older adults and will help community members, organizations, and the government better address the issue. The community discussions will run for approximately an hour and a half and there is space available for 15 individuals. Participants will be entered in a random drawing to win a $25 gift card from Walmart. Light refreshments will be served. You must be at least 18 years of age to participate.

Community Discussion Locations:

October 12th
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Down East Community Hospital
Hospital Conference Room
11 Hospital Drive

October 13th
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
East Grand Health Center
Conference Room
201 Houlton Road

October 17th
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Washington County Community College
Assembly Room
One College Drive

If you would like to take part in a community discussion please contact David Wihry at:
Phone: 207-262-7928
Email: david.c.wihry@umit.maine.edu

Funding for these community discussions is provided through the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention and Community Health and Counseling Services. Meeting space provided by: Down East Community Hospital, East Grand Health Center, and Washington County Community College

For More Information:

Contact Name: David Wihry

Telephone Number: (207)262-7928


Email: david.c.wihry@umit.maine.edu