DOT grant provides new vans for Senior ConnectionsSenior Connections announced the acquisition of three brand-new 2011 vans. The handicap accessible vans, which were delivered in October, were acquired with a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Senior Connections announced the acquisition of three brand-new 2011 vans.
The handicap accessible vans, which were delivered in October, were acquired with a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Senior Connections Specialized Transportation provides curb-to-curb service to Douglas County residents age 60 and over as well as persons of any age with a medical disability.
Transportation in Superior can be scheduled for medical appointments, shopping, recreation, banking, visiting with family and friends, or for any other purpose. It can also be provided to Duluth for medical appointments only and outside the Superior on a limited basis. The cost of Specialized Transportation is $6 each way in Superior and $9 each way in Duluth.
Senior Connections also offers specially priced rides to area grocery stores in their handicap accessible bus most Mondays and Wednesdays.
In addition to transportation, Senior Connections, which is the Douglas County Aging Unit, provides the Senior Nutrition Program, National Family Caregiver Support Program, Information and Assistance, Elderly Benefit Specialist Services, and operates a loan closet, which has durable medical equipment available for lending to Douglas County residents of any age.
Senior Connections is a nonprofit organization that relies, in part, on individual donations. Call (715) 394-3611 or (800) 870-2181 for more information.