Community Hubs Connect Older Adults to Transportation Services
- By: USAging
- On: 02/08/2018 12:01:56
- In: Hot Topics in Aging
A new blog post from the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center highlights how Kiosks for Living Well, a 2017 n4a Aging Innovation Award-winning program developed by Greater Lynn Senior Services, helps older adults learn about transportation options and community supports.
The health-monitoring kiosks, installed at senior centers, housing complexes and other community hubs, feature advisors and health practitioners that provide basic screenings and interactive problem-solving sessions to older adults in a fun, social environment. In a number of cases, transportation needs may also emerge as consumers seek assistance with other issues or simply use the Kiosk for recreation.
Read the full blog post to hear how Kiosks for Living Well has connected residents to transportation services for medical appointments, citizenship classes and more!