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Why Driving Retirement Is In OUr Future

Why Driving Retirement Is In OUr Future | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it

Gerontologist and consultant for the 65 and older segment. I specialize in blogs, news, and tips for baby boomers, caregivers, and seniors.

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VA Driver's license renewal rules may change for elderly

VA Driver's license renewal rules may change for elderly | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
A panel is looking at Virginia’s increasing number of older drivers and current licensing laws, and deciding whether things need to change.
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Four Million Over-70s Now Behind The Wheel In The UK - Mature Times | Mature Times

Four Million Over-70s Now Behind The Wheel In The UK - Mature Times | Mature Times | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
Older drivers are being reminded of the importance of good car maintenance, in light of statistics confirming the rising number of elderly motorists on our roads.
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NHTSA commits to plan regarding elderly drivers

NHTSA commits to plan regarding elderly drivers | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
One safety issue on the road that has always existed is elderly drivers. The issue has gained a lot of traction over the past few years, and even decades. As...
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Senior ride service eyes Freeport route

Senior ride service  eyes Freeport route | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
FREEPORT – Independent Transportation Network Portland, which facilitates low-cost transportation for seniors and visually impaired adults, may expand to Freeport.
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Driver's license renewal rules may change for elderly

Driver's license renewal rules may change for elderly | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
A panel is looking at Virginia’s increasing number of older drivers and current licensing laws, and deciding whether things need to change.
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Healthful living may soon be built into new communities

Healthful living may soon be built into new communities | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
A New York developer may be the first home builder to integrate wellness into its products. But if a major real estate education and research group has its way, healthful living will soon be incorporated in many of the places we live and work.
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A community that focuses on integrated wellness is one that includes a plan for #Retirement #AgingInPlace #SeniorTransportation

 

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Elderly drivers focus of proposal to make cars safer - ABQ Journal

Elderly drivers focus of proposal to make cars safer - ABQ Journal | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
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Elderly drivers focus of proposal to make cars safer
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WASHINGTON – Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping.

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Seen At 11: Older Drivers And The Danger Ahead - CBS New York

Seen At 11: Older Drivers And The Danger Ahead - CBS New York | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
The risks that New Yorkers take on the roads are getting worse every day, and some say that the hazardous conditions can be blamed on the economy.
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National Center on Senior Transportation: Transportation Solutions for Caregivers

National Center on Senior Transportation: Transportation Solutions for Caregivers | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
Transportation Solutions for Caregivers provides advice and answers for family caregivers and volunteer drivers of older adults with cognitive and/or physical impairments.

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Seniors turn to fitness routines for mobility, independence - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Seniors turn to fitness routines for mobility, independence - Daytona Beach News-Journal | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
Seniors turn to fitness routines for mobility, independenceDaytona Beach News-JournalThe seniors are following fitness routines to help build muscle strength and flexibility.

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Aging in Place? Start Planning Your Driving Retirement.

Aging in Place? Start Planning Your Driving Retirement. | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
  A 2002 National Institute on Aging study reports that men outlive their ability to drive by 6 years, while women face this “transportation gap” for about 10 years. As we enjoy longer lives e...
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Video: Transportation Solutions for Aging in Auto-Centric America

Video: Transportation Solutions for Aging in Auto-Centric America | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
The vast majority of us will outlive our driving years by about a decade. That means we’ll need to rely on a variety of transportation services to help us get around.
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Seven Tips for Senior Drivers

Seven Tips for Senior Drivers | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
Senior citizen drivers can do a lot to keep themselves mentally sharp and safe on the road. The Mayo Clinic offers the following tips for elderly drivers
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Meeting scheduled to discuss future of Madison transportation

Meeting scheduled to discuss future of Madison transportation | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
The first public workshop for the Sustainable Madison Transportation Master Plan is scheduled for Thursday night, according to a release.
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Finding funding for a senior transportation program

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) City Council members indicated they will reverse a decision not to fund a senior transportation service that uses federal funds to operate.
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DART.org - Accessibility Information

DART.org - Accessibility Information | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
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DART Accessibility Information

All DART buses and trains meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, offering wheelchair lifts and other features to accommodate riders with disabilities.

Travel Training Program

If you need help, free travel training is available. This program helps seniors and people with disabilities understand how to use the public transportation.

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Seniors in need of better transportation

Seniors in need of better transportation | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
For the past year, the seniors in our area have been taking trips to various locations, through Greater Hillsboro Senior
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Public Transit Improvements Benefit Public Health | KPBS San Diego Public Radio & TV: News, Arts & Culture

Public Transit Improvements Benefit Public Health | KPBS San Diego Public Radio & TV: News, Arts & Culture | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
Most people still get around San Diego by car, but it turns out cutting down on carbon emissions is not the only reason policy makers want us to change that.
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Reduction in carbon emission equals better air quality.  Now factor walking to and from public transportation. An increase in walking equals better heart and brain health.

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'Smart' Car Features Help Ease Conditions For Older Drivers

'Smart' Car Features Help Ease Conditions For Older Drivers | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
About ninety percent of older drivers currently experience at least one health condition that can affect safe driving, but only one in 10 has a vehicle with features that accommodates those conditions, according to the AAA.
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You can drive safely as you age! It's about managing chronic conditions, maintaining your flexibility, functional fitness. 

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Few older drivers discuss driving safety with physician, survey finds / Top Stories - Florida State 24/7

Few older drivers discuss driving safety with physician, survey finds / Top Stories - Florida State 24/7 | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
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Improving Public Transportation Services for Seniors - Elderly, Independent Living, Shuttle Buses, Driving - AARP

Improving Public Transportation Services for Seniors - Elderly, Independent Living, Shuttle Buses, Driving - AARP | Senior Transportation | Scoop.it
Older Americans' use of public transportation is increasing and key to independence. Here are 4 initiatives getting nondrivers where they need to be.

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