The Role of Transportation in Addressing Social Isolation in Older Adults
Summarizes the findings of a research project that included a literature review and interviews of experts to determine if a lack of transportation is associated with the probability of social isolation among older adults. Highlights common themes among three examples of transit programs, identifies funding sources for rural and urban organizations, and offers recommendations for additional research.
Carrie Henning-Smith, Christina Worrall, Madelyn Klabunde, Yingling Fan
National Center for Mobility Management, State Health Access Data Assistance Center, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Elderly population · Statistics and data · Transportation