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29 Jun 16

Resources for Driving Safely

For older adults and people with disabilities who can and want to continue to drive, there are a number of up-to-date resources available that answer questions about driver readiness and safety. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is conducting a series of long-range studies on aging drivers called the LongROAD project (Longitudinal Research on Aging…

10 Jun 16

How Do I Get Started with Technology?

The following is the first in a series of technology alerts that will be shared with the NADTC mailing list. Subscribe now to receive these posts in your inbox! So what is it about technology that has become so critical to fixed-route and demand response transit?  Research has concluded that technology has the potential to…

12 May 16

“Blaze a Trail” in May! NADTC Recognizes Older Americans Month

  This year, the Older Americans Month theme is “Blaze a Trail.” The annual celebration, held each year in May, offers the opportunity to learn about, support, and celebrate our nation’s aging population. NADTC encourages all older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers, and organizations that support accessible transportation to think about how you can blaze…

20 Apr 16

Two Wisconsin Transit Systems receive Dementia Friendly Designation

Local agencies in Rock County are committed to providing support to people with dementia by learning more about recognizing the disease, communicating with those who may have dementia, and being able to direct anyone with questions to community resources. The Rock County (Wisconsin) Aging and Disability Resource Center’s Dementia Friendly initiative is being championed by…

05 Mar 16

A Partnership with the Eldercare Locator

In the last six months, approximately 15,900 individuals reached out to the Eldercare Locator seeking transportation assistance. The partnership between NADTC and Eldercare Locator ensures that when individuals or their family caregivers call NADTC (866-983-3222) requesting a ride or needing information about local transportation options, they are offered the option to be directly connected to one of the Eldercare…

14 Jan 16

Announcing the new National Aging and Disability Transportation Center!

Welcome to the NADTC! We are so excited about the launch of the new  National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC). NADTC promotes the availability and accessibility of transportation options that serve the needs of seniors, people with disabilities and caregivers. The center also includes a focus on the Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and…