Seniors with Disabilities
The following resources offer information related to transportation and mobility options for older adults with disabilities.
The National Center on Senior Transportation -- (NCST) is funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, with guidance from the U.S. Department of Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging and is administered by Easter Seals, Inc. in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a). NCST’s mission is to increase transportation options for older adults and enhance their ability to live more independently within their communities throughout the United States. The NCST Web site has resources on good practices in transportation and mobility modes and services for older people.
The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Department of Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a). This is a nationwide service that connects older people and caregivers with information including information on local transportation services.
AARP’s Getting Around homepage provides statistics, information, resources and local stories about senior mobility and transportation.
Transportation Options for Older Adults -- The brochure describes various types of transportation services for older adults and lists key questions to ask transportation provider to determine the best option to meet individual needs.
Transportation Solutions for Caregivers -- A series of resources and materials developed by Easter Seals for caregivers of older adults with disabilities.