Authors: Leslie Saxon, MD, Rebecca Ebert, and Mona Sobhani, PhD Author affiliations: USC Center for Body Computing, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Correspondence to: Leslie Saxon Background Transportation barriers in older adults with chronic disease can lead to adverse outcomes like inability to access care and social isolation… read more →

This brochure, developed by Eldercare Locator and the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, introduces you to community transportation services and provides information to consider when making transportation decisions. It is intended to help you navigate transportation in your community. It is important to note that not all types of transportation are available in every.. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 119: Use of Taxis in Public Transportation for People with Disabilities and Older Adults explores and summarizes how taxis may be used by public transportation agencies to provide disabled or older adults with greater mobility and access to their destinations. The report also identifies potential advantages and challenges.. read more →

AARP Public Policy Institute The purpose of this report is to articulate a vision of livable communities for persons of all ages, and particularly for people age 50 and older. This report explores the connections between a livable community and community engagement among its residents and shows how both affect the “successful aging” of its.. read more →

The Hartford Corporate Gerontology Group;The MIT AgeLab; AARP This guide is designed to help people with dementia and their families prolong independence while encouraging safe driving. The guide provides suggestions for monitoring, limiting and stopping driving. The information incorporated the experiences of family caregivers and people with dementia, as well as suggestions from experts in.. read more →

AARP Public Policy Institute; 2009 This report recommends that policymakers take steps to strengthen coordinated planning, increase support for mobility management, and improve data collection and reporting on these services.  View PDF read more →

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., 2009 This guide is intended to help older drivers who seek assurance about their ability to drive safely. It is not intended to be an exhaustive source or to relate to any particular driving situation. read more →

National Center for Transit Research; Center for Urban Transportation Research Sara J. Hendricks, Michael J. Audino, Peter O. Okin and Ashley Biernacki October 2008 The problem that this research project addresses is the documented general lack of transportation options suitable for seniors who are no longer able to drive, particularly those who are too frail.. read more →

National Center on Senior Transportation (NCST) Grants; 2008-2009 This booklet describes the innovative approaches of the center’s premier group of eight Senior Transportation Demonstration Grantees, awarded in May 2008.  View PDF read more →

AARP, Jeff Finn; 2008 This guide is part of AARP’s Mobility Toolkit, which contains step-by-step instructions for AARP state offices and other groups partnering with AARP to promote a broad array of mobility choices for older adults in their communities. read more →