PAWTUCKET— Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island will sponsor an
AARP Drivers Safety Program in cooperation with the American Association of Retired People (AARP). The course will be held on September 28th from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Sayles Conference Room 2 & 3 at Memorial Hospital.
The AARP Drivers Safety Program is a refresher course designed to meet the needs of older drivers. Topics include physical changes related to age, rules of the road, local driving problems, the effect of alcohol and medications on driving and requirements for license renewal. Graduates of the program who are age 55 and older and who have cars registered in Rhode Island are eligible for the automobile insurance discount.
Registration and payment must be made on the day of the course and checks should be made payable to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The cost of the program is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Interested drivers age 55 and older can contact Memorial’s Marketing Communications Department at 401-729-2459 to register.

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, serves as the major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the chief site for the medical school’s primary care academic program. Research focuses on primary care and disease prevention, including osteoarthritis, heart disease, cancer, pulmonary function, maternal and child health and women’s health issues.

Memorial provides health services for the people of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts including oncology, cardiovascular, rehabilitation, pain management, and diagnostics. Memorial offers primary care services in Pawtucket, Central Falls and Plainville, Massachusetts.