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Transportation services, utilization and needs of the elderly in non-urban areas

Thomas R. Leinbach

Transportation services, utilization and needs of the elderly in non-urban areas

patterns in two Kentucky communities : final report

by Thomas R. Leinbach

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Published by Federal Transit Administration, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Research and Special Programs Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural elderly -- Transportation -- Kentucky.,
    • Rural transportation -- Kentucky.,
    • Older automobile drivers -- Kentucky.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Thomas R. Leinbach, John F. Watkins, and Nikiforos Stamatiadis (University of Kentucky) ; prepared for Federal Transit Administration.
      ContributionsWatkins, John F., Stamatiadis, Nikiforos., United States. Federal Transit Administration., University of Kentucky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV3023.K4 L45 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 84, 6 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL878920M
      LC Control Number95166079
      OCLC/WorldCa32553419

      transportation needs of elderly persons and persons with disabilities. The Section Program is designed to supplement the Federal Transit Administration's other capital assistance programs by funding transportation projects for elderly persons and persons with disabilities in all areas - . Transportation Issues for Older Adults in Rural Areas. Although transportation fundamentally influences access to various services and thus affects quality of life, 40% of the U.S. population in rural areas have no public transportation services available, and 25% have insufficient transportation (Glasgow, a).In rural areas without public transportation, taxi services are rare or likely to.

        Those concerned with the use of medical services by the elderly population must focus not only on transportation but on the other variables that create the need for a car. Transportation needs are clearly linked to where and how medical and social services are made available, so medical agencies must recognize the changing demographics of the. Department of Transportation (MDOT), and other Michigan organizations understand the mobility needs of older adults and address these needs through transportation facility design, planning, and programs. This report explores issues related to transportation and mobility in rural areas generally, and in rural areas of Michigan specifically.

      Transportation is a vital issue for access to health care, especially in rural areas where travel distances are great and access to alternative modes such as transit is less prevalent. This study estimates the impacts of transportation and geography on utilization of health care services for older adults in rural and small urban areas. Transportation is a vital issue for access to health care, especially in rural areas where travel distances are great and access to alternative modes such as transit is less prevalent. This study estimates the impacts of transportation and geography on utilization of health care services for older adults in rural and small urban areas. Using data collected from a survey, a model was developed.


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Transportation services, utilization and needs of the elderly in non-urban areas [microform]: patterns in two Kentucky communities: final report / prepared by Thomas R. Leinbach, John F. Watkins, and Nikiforos Stamatiadis (University of Kentucky) ; prepared for Federal Transit Administration The Administration: Distributed in.

Transportation services, utilization and needs of the elderly in non-urban areas. Washington, D.C.: Federal Transit Administration: Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Research and Special Programs Administration, []. Get this from a library. Transportation services, utilization and needs of the elderly in non-urban areas: patterns in two Kentucky communities: final report.

[Thomas R Leinbach; John F Watkins; Nikiforos Stamatiadis; United States. Federal Transit Administration.; University of Kentucky.]. Transportation Services, Utilization and Needs of the Elderly in Non-Urban Areas; Patterns in Two Kentucky Communities andthe elderly percentage of File Type: [PDF - MB] M-CASTL synthesis report: volume 1, older adult mobility.

The purpose of the annual synthesis report is to identify short and long-termresearch needs that Cited by: 1. Leinbach T & Watkins J () Transportation Services, Utilization and Needs of the Elderly in Non-Urban Areas. Patterns in Two Kentucky Communities. Washington, DOT-T Mollenkopf H & Marcellini F () The outdoor mobility of older people, Technological support and future possibilities.

The Japanese researchers detected significant differences between the hours elderly people want transportation and the hours mass transport might be most available. To avoid heavy sidewalk traffic, for instance when going to and from bus stations, many elderly avoid rush hours, but public systems often decrease service during off hours.

But this option—called paratransit—isn’t enough to handle the needs of millions of seniors who aren’t disabled but can’t drive. In your brief, you say that society needs to address the “elderly mobility challenge” or we’re essentially perpetuating a “scam” against older Americans.

Transportation Services, Utilization and Needs of the Elderly in Non-Urban Areas; Patterns in Two Kentucky Communities widely acknowledged that the link between transportation and needs of the elderly continues to be absolutely critical.

In fact, access requirements are among the select group of issues which highlight the agenda for elderly. - Find the best senior transportation near you. Search our top listings by rates, reviews, experience, & more - all for free.

Average rate: $/hr. 6 affordable senior transportation options. County public transportation services for seniors Most counties across the U.S. offer free or low-cost public transportation services designed for seniors who need door-to-door rides.

The best way to find these programs is to call your county’s Area Agency on Aging. They’ll connect you with. Novem - Hospitals play an important role in addressing transportation barriers, patient care access, and other social determinants of health, according to a recent report from the American Hospital Association.

The AHA paper, “Transportation and the Role of Hospitals,” is part of the organization’s series on the social determinants of health, which are social factors that.

A senior transportation service will be a cost effective alternative for most seniors as you would very likely already be making trips to the post office, grocery store or doctor’s office for other clients already.

Adding one more to your schedule would not be hard and. Two types of transportation needs were identified: the need to make local trips at least once a week and the need for transportation to a district centre at least once a month.

Examples of volunteer, locally-run transportation systems that might meet these needs and be. Under the section program, which Congress created to fund transportation for elderly and disabled people, the FTA provides transit grants for service in increasingly rural areas.

Accessible transportation services are critical for enabling older adults to live independently. The vast majority of older adults – nearly 90%, according to AARP – choose to age in place in their homes and communities. Successful community living requires access to medical and other essential services.

The Medical Transportation Program provides non-emergency medical transportation services for people who don’t have a way to get to covered health care services. MTP can arrange a ride to a doctor’s office, dentist’s office, hospital, drug store or any place that provides covered health care services.

transportation barriers affecting access to primary care services at a community health center in Multnomah County, OR. The objective of the study is to provide a more detailed analysis describing patient transportation behaviors and their relationship to perceived and actual transportation barriers in the primary care setting.

The percentage of older adults is higher in rural areas than in the rest of the United States. 1 Although a sharp increase in adults 65 years and older is expected in the US population as a whole, rural areas are going to see the greatest surge in this age group.

2 Many rural counties are becoming naturally occurring retirement communities (NORCs), or geographically defined communities with a. Transport needs of elderly an issue decisions people made long ago to move to areas with no transit or limited options.

population and it's going to put pressure on transportation services. Public transportation. Public transit is always an option. Local transportation systems usually offer some sort of senior discount fares or coupons and many regular route buses are equipped for wheelchairs.

Paratransit buses, in cities where they exist, can be scheduled in advance for transport to and from most locations in the system service area. Angel Flight East's Rural & Rare Reach Program Added November Need: Free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults in need of medical treatment far from home who live in rural areas of the Northeast.

Intervention: Angel Flight East, a free medical flight service, has expanded their focus to include more patients from rural areas, as well as those with rare medical conditions. Services for older people in rural areas need to be 'rural-proofed' to help prevent more older people becoming isolated, a new report finds.Transportation services, utilization and needs of the elderly in non-urban areas: patterns in two Kentucky communities.

Final report. By T. R. Leinbach, J. F. Watkins and Nikiforos.