transportation for seniors

5 Benefits of Senior Transportation for Older Adults

It can be a bit harder to get around the older we get. As needs change and it’s not as easy to just hop in the car, you may feel like you’re losing your independence. But don’t let yourself feel defeated! Transportation for seniors is a vital solution offered by active retirement communities like OceanView to ensure you can stay on the go without missing a beat. Keep reading to learn the incredible advantages of senior transportation for older adults!

5 Amazing Benefits of Transportation for Seniors

1. Renewed Sense of Freedom

Relish in the ability to get from point A to point B without stress! Whatever you use transportation services for – from appointments and errands to keeping up with regular outings with friends or even attending fun events – knowing that you have a reliable option will give you the freedom to do what you need to do, when you need to do it.

2. Dependable for Errands & Appointments

There are still regular errands and appointments that need to happen, even in retirement! Being able to rely on dependable transportation services means you can still go to the grocery store, pick up medications, attend doctors appointments, and tackle all of the important requirements of daily life without the stress of having to drive yourself or figure out a family member to bring you. This brings us to our next advantage!

3. Rely Less on Family Members

It’s wonderful to have loved ones around who are willing to offer transportation. Even when family is more than happy to help out, it can still be frustrating at times to have to ask for help without feeling like a burden. Transportation services allow for more independence to travel on your own schedule. All you have to do is schedule your trip when it works for you! 

4. Peace of Mind

To put it simply, having easy and convenient access to reliable transportation means one less thing to worry about in your retirement years. You have the freedom to get where you need to go, the reassurance that your ride is reliable and punctual, and you can rest easy knowing that safety is always the top priority with professional transportation. Your loved ones will be put at ease, too!

5. Safety

Last but certainly not least, safety is at the forefront of senior transportation services. Older adults may be unable to drive due to hearing loss or declining vision, making it unsafe for them to operate a vehicle on their own. Being able to travel safely in your daily life will give you even more freedom to enjoy your retirement, live in the moment and stress less. 

OceanView at Falmouth

At OceanView, we understand that access to safe and dependable transportation is essential to a happy and healthy lifestyle! That’s why we offer residents access to our transportation services for whatever they may need – from errands and appointments to local outings and events. 

Our Maine retirement community offers you the freedom to enjoy your retirement to the fullest and peace of mind for the future with two spacious, customizable cottages to choose from and a manageable maintenance fee. It’s truly retirement for the 21st century! To learn more about our community, please contact us today.