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Staying Independent after GIVING UP THE CAR KEYS
Giving up the car keys is one of the most difficult decisions a senior makes. The loss of independence can be devastating. But causing an accident because of diminished abilities is even worse.
More than ever before, there are alternatives to help one retain the freedom of mobility. Public transit, taxis, and transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft all help us get around. But community transportation networks and volunteer driver programs are growing throughout the country. They not only help us get to where we want to go but provide companionship along the way.
Here’s how some people Marin County in California are doing it.