“Achieving and maintaining
mobility enables us to participate fully and meaningfully in
the activities of our
lives.” (Finn and Stearns, The Mobile Elder, 2003)
society transportation is a basic need. Without access to safe,
reliable, efficient, and affordable transportation, senior
adults may be unable to obtain medical care, groceries, banking
services, or entertainment isolates seniors and diminishes their
quality of life.
We are fortunate in Cuyahoga County to have
a great social net of human service and transportation providers
persons. Nearly 60 municipal and non-profit organizations provide
specialized transportation services for older persons. The problem
is that more services are needed to meet increasing demand. And
in many communities resources are dwindling.
Connection is committed to providing comprehensive,
efficient, and affordable transportation
for senior adults in Cuyahoga County.
By building on the strengths
of the existing provider network we will coordinate services
in 8 regions throughout the county.
goal is to provide more choices for consumers, and more efficient
services for providers.