Feb. 3, 2011— -- If you are concerned about the driving abilities of someone you know because of age or disabilities, there are solutions that will keep them from driving but not take away their mobility.
Below is a list of national and state resources that help provide car services for the elderly:
Gericare Finder: Provides information on car services across the nation.
Care.com: Allows you to search for individuals who provide car services for senior citizens in every region.
Care Pathways: Searches for transportation providers in various regions of the country.
Eldercare Locator: Searches for transportation providers in various regions of the country
National Transit Hotline: Provides lists of local transit providers who receive federal money to provide transportation to the elderly and people with disabilities (toll free): 1-800-527-827-8279
ARIZONA Arizona Rides
ARKANSASDepartment of Human Services
CALIFORNIACalifornia Department of Aging
ILLINOISIllinois Department on Aging
LOUISIANAAging and Disability Resource Center
MARYLANDMaryland Department of Aging
MICHIGANAging Services of Michigan
MISSISSIPPIMississippi Get Help
NEBRASKAState Unit on Aging
NEW HAMPSHIRENew Hampshire Aging and Disability Resource Center
NORTH CAROLINANorth Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services
NORTH DAKOTANorth Dakota Adults and Aging Services
PENNSYLVANIAPennsylvania Department of Aging
RHODE ISLANDDepartment of Elderly Affairs has a list of local agencies with transportation information.
SOUTH CAROLINAThe Office on Aging
WEST VIRGINIAWest Virginia Aging & Disability Resource Centers