Why Can’t We Expand Access To Transportation For Older Adults?

Why can’t we do a better job providing safe, cost-effective, and reliable transportation to older adults? For decades, we’ve known about the consequences of poor transportation. It is a major reason why people miss medical appointments, struggle to shop for food and medicine, and become more socially isolated. It can contribute to malnutrition and falls, result in more emergency department [...]

By |2019-02-18T14:57:42-05:00February 18th, 2019|transportation|0 Comments

On-Demand Services Can Help Seniors Ease Age In Place But Be Aware of Their Limits

The uberization of senior services is all the rage. You can download an app and order up a home visit from a doctor. You can get home delivered groceries or prepared foods. And, of course, you can get a ride. While these services were designed primarily for the young and overworked, there are real potential benefits for older adults and [...]

By |2017-07-05T11:07:49-04:00July 5th, 2017|aging in place|0 Comments