Home Care Services In River Oaks TX Aid Older Drivers by Supplying Transportation
In some states, driving tests for seniors or for men and women who have been in three or more accidents in one year are mandatory. Statistically, older people are more regularly in dangerous or fatal wrecks than any other ages. One way to keep unsafe drivers off the road is testing. A few see this as inequity, while others see it as a comfort and a way to know for sure that their loved one will be safe while on the road. Most people, especially those with senior family members, are already mindful of the possible risks.
A great choice for keeping your older parent or loved one safe is to use home care services that can offer help with transportation. Home care services not only offer transportation but most importantly, they provide the opportunity for our seniors to keep their independence. This also helps prevent seclusion and provides aid for them to get to doctor appointments as well as run their own errands.
There are many different ways to get assistance in your community. Get in touch with your local Area Agency on Aging. If they do not offer transportation, they can point you in the right direction. There are also door-to-door services in most areas and driver volunteers. The door-to-door services do require you to call and give them notice on what your plans are but this may offer the most overall flexibility.
If you are more interested in paying a fee for each designated stop you should ask about a fixed route. These fees are discounted at senior citizen rates and in some cases are actually free. With driver volunteers, this is a great option for people who need to be taken to a specific place at certain times such as doctor appointments or senior centers. For more information you can call the National Transit Hotline Toll Free at 1-800-527-8279, they can provide you with a list of local home care services to help you find the right alternative to fit your specific needs.
For more information about how the caregivers at At Your Side Home Care can help your family with home care services, call 832-271-1600. We are a home care agency providing quality and affordable home care services in River Oaks TX and the surrounding areas.
Our Certified Nurse Aides, 24-Hour Live-in Assistants and Home Health Aides are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We also provide the security and confidence of 24-hour Telephone Assistance, so fast, reliable help is always available when it's needed. To learn more about our homecare services see our homecare services page.
Different people need different levels of homecare. To meet the requirements of our clients, At Your Side Homecare maintains consistent staffing levels of caring professionals. Homecare service is available for as little as a few hours a week, or as many as 24 hours a day, seven days a week
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