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Arcola Lakes Senior Center hosting innovative Florida safety program for mature drivers

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On Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 1-2 p.m., Arcola Lakes Senior Center, 8401 NW 14 Ave., Miami, will host The Keys to Safe Mobility for Life Workshop, aimed at helping older adults remain safe, independent, and active in the community.  The activity is free and presented by Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department’s Active Older Adults program and Health and Fitness Division in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Safe Mobility for Life program.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Understanding the impact aging has on driving.
  • Being productive about safe driving skills.
  • Planning for a safe transition from driving.


Participants will walk away with resources to help them stay safe and mobile for life!

For questions, contact Allan Tavss at 786-372-9701 or Learn more about FDOT Safe Mobility for Life here.

Miami-Dade Parks is long committed to helping older adults better their lives. Through its Active Older Adults program, individuals age 55 and over are visiting beautiful park spaces, exercising regularly, enjoying nature, learning about healthy eating, and expanding their social circles. Started in 2013, the program offers numerous fee-free opportunities at park locations county-wide. For details, visit the web page.

About Miami-Dade Parks

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Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness and Conservation and Stewardship. The non-profit Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade supports Miami-Dade Parks’ efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.

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To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters and/or any accommodations to participate in any Miami-Dade Parks-sponsored program or meeting, contact Mary Palacios, 305-755-7848,, at least 7 days in advance to initiate your request.  TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces


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