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Myride2 Connects Southeast Michigan Seniors to Transportation

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Helping seniors find rides in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties Transportation can be challenging for seniors in southeast Michigan. Public bus service is patchy and private transportation services are expensive. Not all senior centers offer free or low-cost rides to doctor appointments or the grocery store and for those that do, advance planning is absolutely necessary. For seniors who can’t or don’t want to drive – or family members who would prefer ...

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Keeping Older Drivers Safe

Monday, December 7th, 2020

Learn what to look out for, how to have a conversation, and how to help seniors prepare for driving retirement. Driving is often seen as a key to our independence. With the keys comes the ability to get to all the places we need to go. The grocery store, pharmacy, doctor, or even out to the mall or the movies. The thought of no longer being able to drive can, naturally, ...

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Understanding Transportation Options as We Age

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Relinquishing the car keys used to be one of the toughest decisions a senior had to make. The loss of driving privileges often signaled the end of independence. Unless there was a community paratransit bus or some other type of senior shuttle, giving up driving typically meant relying on friends, neighbors, or adult children for rides. How times have changed. Today there is a spectrum of options offering elders safe, affordable ...

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