Location

Room 3545, Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Boston

Start Date

16-6-2015 9:30 AM

End Date

16-6-2015 10:45 AM

Abstract

This session will explore the challenges faced by older adults as they transition from driving to transportation options; introduce the strategies of travel training and mobility management for senior transportation; present the concept of supportive senior-friendly transportation and the role of volunteers and volunteer driver programs in supporting that vision; and address risk management concerns in the provision of senior transportation.

Session I -- Nina Silverstein Presentation.pptx (2175 kB)
The Transition from Driver to Passenger and the Role of Senior-Friendly Transportation Options

Session I -- Jana Hunkler Presentation.pptx (864 kB)
Travel Instruction: Creating independence, one ride at a time

Session I -- Helen Kerschner Presentation.ppt (2237 kB)
The Volunteer Driver Program Option

Session I -- William Henry Presentation.pptx (1135 kB)
Risk management in volunteer-based transportation

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Jun 16th, 9:30 AM Jun 16th, 10:45 AM

Plenary Session I – Mobility Track: The Transition from Driver to Passenger and the Role of Senior-Friendly Transportation Options

Room 3545, Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Boston

This session will explore the challenges faced by older adults as they transition from driving to transportation options; introduce the strategies of travel training and mobility management for senior transportation; present the concept of supportive senior-friendly transportation and the role of volunteers and volunteer driver programs in supporting that vision; and address risk management concerns in the provision of senior transportation.