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06/23/15 - Solo on the road, anything but alone

By Katherine FreundKatherine Freund Storybook Tour

"Are you driving alone? Sixty days, and 12,000 miles?" This is the question every person is asking at each of my first few stops. It seems completely...

July

07/01/15 - Channeling Terry Gross

I have wanted to write a book about aging and mobility for as long as I have worked in this field -- more than 25 years. I organized it and reorganized it in my head, but it was not until the Storybook Tour that I knew what I would do. Suddenly, I was energized. I was ready to write.

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07/08/15 - The National Register of Safe Senior Drivers

In the early years of the Independent Transportation Network, I drove a fiery, 85- pound woman named Dorothy. She learned about ITN while recovering from a broken arm suffered in an automobile...

07/17/15 - You Don’t Fatten the Lambs by Weighing Them

As I struggled to understand who is responsible for safe senior mobility, the image that appeared in my mind was a Thomas Nast political cartoon I remembered from a middle school history book. Members of the...