Many Montreal-based resources exist to keep seniors active and engaged, including adapted and subsidized transportation.
Information on accessing Montreal's accessible bus services. Also see "Links to useful sites for paratransit users" for service in areas surrounding Montreal.
RUTA Montreal represents special needs people in order to ensure their access to public transport services and is equally dedicated to promoting worldwide accessibility of this kind.
Tel: (514) 255-0765
The mission of the CSC is to lead in the national effort to reduce preventable deaths, injuries and economic loss in public and private places throughout Canada.
From Montreal counsellor Frances Kucharsky.
Driving Refresher Courses
Contact: Sarah Therien, (613) 739-1535, ext. 230
Almage offers a driving refresher course for seniors.
8680 Hochelaga, Montreal (QC) H1L 2M6
Tel: (514) 355-1712
Certified driver rehabilitation specialist: Are you able to drive safely?
109B-6900 Blvd. Décarie, Côte Saint-Luc (QC) H3X 2T8
Tel: (514) 733-1414
Executes driving assessment of Quebec license holders
Tel: (514) 873-7620 or 1-800-361-7620
Links to bus schedules and information about using the new OPUS card which will be introduced July 1st, 2009
Transportation is a major symbol (and reality) of autonomy and freedom. However, as peoples' abilities change, it is sometimes necessary to refresh driving skills or to stop driving altogether. Should your loved one still be driving? What other options exist?