Transportation Dedicated To The Elderly and Sick - United States and Canada
Some transportation services in the United States that are dedicated to elderly and sick people are Silver Ride, Senior's Resource Center, St. Johns County - Council of Aging (COA), Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center, Neighbor Ride, Partners in Care, American Cancer Society Transportation, Angel Wheels, Michelle's Place, and Guildford Senior Citizens Programs. In Canada, the following are the transportation services dedicated to elderly and sick people: Cancer Assistance Program, Canadian Red Cross, Comfort Keepers, Lambton Elderly Outreach, Driving Miss Daisy, Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society, Freemason Cancer Care Program, Seniors for Seniors, iRide Plus, and Sprint Senior Care. Below is a brief description of the transportation services. The detailed description of each service and the reasons for choosing each service are outlined in the attached spreadsheet.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR ELDERLY AND SICK PEOPLE IN THE US
Silver Ride is a community-based transportation service provider solely for senior and elderly clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and Kansa City Area. This transportation service received a Star Award for excellence in senior transportation.
Senior's Resource Center (SRC) is a non-profit service provider for senior, and they offer free transportation in the Denver Metro Area.
Council of Aging is a non-profit agency that supports the older population in St. John’s County in helping them enjoy living and achieving a better quality of life. They also offer senior transportation services.
Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center is a volunteer-based service that provides transportation to the elderly in the US.
Neighbor Ride is a volunteer-based transportation that provides supplemental transportation to seniors in Howard County.
Partners in Care's More Than A Ride program provides transportation services for seniors in Maryland communities to help them go for medical appointments.
American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based volunteer health organization that helps and support American cancer patients and also offers them transportation services to go for during cancer treatments.
Angel Wheels is a national non-profit charity organization that provides transportation assistance to patients for treatment that does not exceed 300 miles.
Michelle’s Place is a non-profit organization and a local resource center for cancer patients including the Treatment Travel Assistance Program (TTAP) for patients who cannot pay for their transportation during medical appointments.
Guildford Senior Citizen Program provides transportation services to the elderly for "medical and personal care appointments".
transportation services for elderly and sick people in canada
Cancer Assistance Program is a "community-based not-for-profit organization" that offers free services to cancer patients. Their transportation service, Drive & Ride program, provides ride assistance for cancer patients going to medical appointments.
Canadian Red Cross provides transportation services to elderly people in Canada.
Comfort Keepers offers numerous services to seniors in Canada. Their services include transportation services.
Lambton Elderly Outreach is a not-for-profit organization providing community support services to senior in Sarnia and Lambton County.
Driving Miss Daisy is an award-winning company in Alberta providing various services to seniors including transportation.
Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society is a not-for-profit organization in Canada that provides transportation for cancer patients going for cancer-related medical appointments.
Freemasons' Cancer Care partners with the Canadian Cancer Society to provide free rides to cancer patients to and from cancer treatment centers.
Senior for Senior provides quality companion services which include transportation through Driver Companion.
iRide Plus is a community-based transportation service that is subsidized by the Canadian government and provides transportation services to elderly and sick people.
SPRINT Senior care is a non-profit community support service providing transportation and other services to the aged population.
Detailed descriptions of the transportation service providers and the reasons for including them in this list are found in the attached spreadsheet.