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Senior Transportation Helps Maintain Independence

For many seniors, a quality life means having the ability to see friends and family, run errands, attend events, and visit healthcare professionals when needed. Maintaining an independent lifestyle is essential even when there is no longer the desire or ability to drive.   Access to safe, reliable transportation helps seniors maintain a sense of independence and quality of life. The experienced and courteous drivers at Deano's Senior Transit provide older adults with the level of mobility and freedom they want.  A Sense of Independence  Independence...

When Should Seniors Stop Driving?

As we age, many different changes occur within our brains and body that could impact whether we can drive safely. No two people develop into their golden years the same and no set age defines the inability to successfully operate a motor vehicle; however, it is important to carefully observe the driving habits of your loved one while looking for warning signs that they may need to hang up their keys and invest in...

Doctor’s Appointments You Should Never Miss

To age gracefully and ensure the proper levels of healthcare are given, seniors often need to regularly see their doctor for checkups or to resolve minor health issues. Unfortunately, a lack of transportation options is often the leading cause for seniors to miss these doctor’s appointments – and prolonged issues could harm their overall health. Deano’s Senior Transit works to ensure this issue is resolved by offering affordable and reliable non-emergency medical transportation...

Tips For Caring For Aging Parents

Did you know that nearly 10 million adults over the age of 50 have the responsibility of taking care of their aging parents? And, as life expectancy continues to reach new levels, it is expected that this number will continue to rise. Even basic care for aging parents includes feeding, bathing, dressing, and providing other forms of basic care for them. While it is an extremely rewarding way to enrich your,...

The Growing Need for Non-Emergency Medical Transport

As America continues to expand its aging population, it is no wonder that the demand for non-emergency medical transport continues to grow substantially. With chronic illnesses, disabilities, injuries, obesity, and old age becoming more common, there are many reasons why Americans continue to rely on these much-needed services to make their appointments or continue to live a normal life. To help accommodate this need, Deano’s Senior Transit strives to provide reliable...

Will Nursing Homes Provide Transportation for My Loved One?

Deciding to move your loved one into a nursing home is often hard and not every need they have maybe met once they settle in. Perhaps the most common concern that families have for their loved ones is whether they will have access to transportation through nursing homes to ensure they make it to doctor’s appointments. After all, this is an important part of ensuring their loved one has the medical care...

Don’t Miss Your Doctor’s Appointment

Did you know that nationwide no-show rates for doctor appointments range between 5% and 50%? While cost is often a common factor in the decision not to go, not having reliable transportation also affects many seniors and hinders their ability to receive an appropriate level of care. Since fines for missed appointments and lack of insurance help may be given as a penalty, finding a way to ensure you don’t miss your doctor's appointment is critical...

How Much Does Non-Emergency Transportation Cost?

For individuals that regularly use non-emergency medical transportation, it is important to ensure that you are getting a fair deal and not losing valuable capital that could be spent elsewhere. Unfortunately, many people partner with a provider and don’t check the pricing for their competitors and end up spending far more money than they would have elsewhere for the same services. But how much should non-emergency transportation cost and how...

What to Consider When Arranging Transport from a Nursing Home

Before choosing a non-emergency medical transportation provider for a loved one, it is important to determine what options are available to you to find the best fit possible. Finding a reliable service to assist in making it to medical appointments on time is critical, especially in old age when medical care can help determine overall health. If you are arranging transport from a nursing home, here are some of the...

Non-Emergency Transport Terms You Need to Know

As one of the most beneficial transportation services for individuals that need long-term or short-term medical care, non-emergency transport fulfills the needs of a variety of patients. Common passengers may include surgery recipients, senior citizens, or bariatric patients that require the assistance of a wheelchair to maintain mobility; however, anyone with mobility issues that is need of reliable transportation services will enjoy the accommodations that traditional public transportation is just...