As a caregiver transporting an elderly parent can be challenging at times, especially when they also have physical and/or cognitive issues. If you’re currently in this situation, here are some ways to transport your senior parent more safely.
More and more Americans over the age of 65 are choosing to age independently in place for as long as possible, including many in the greater Birmingham area. But when a senior loses their driving privileges and still needs to get around the city, it presents unique logistical challenges that can ultimately affect their health and wellbeing.
One of the biggest challenges facing Huntsville residents aged 65-and-over is getting around town when they have health issues that keep them from driving. But it’s so important for aging in place seniors to have affordable and readily accessible transportation opportunities available to them so they can run errands, get to the doctor and socialize with others.