TransportationDaily life can be a challenge for seniors who lack reliable transportation. Many older adults live alone with no family nearby, reside in a rural areas without access to public transportation, or have physical limitations that affect their ability to drive. The lack of access to transportation affects their ability to accomplish even the simplest tasks. Managing routine errands, accessing professional services and keeping medical appointments can become overwhelming.
Seniors First MyRides and Health Express programs provide Placer County seniors with access to reliable transportation and enhances their quality of life. These programs provide social interaction, increase autonomy, independence and self-sufficiency.