Wednesday, January 13, 2016

County Offers Multi-Language Information and Referral Services for Seniors and Caregivers that Includes Transportation Options

The Aging & Disability Resource Unit (ADRU), part of the Department of Health and Human Services, provides personalized assistance, referrals to services and specific information to seniors, individuals with disabilities and caregivers by telephone and in-person.  Staff can help callers identify both County and community-based resources.  The Connect-A-Ride program provides information and referral for older adults and adults with disabilities about transportation options; including public, private and volunteer transportation services.  In addition, the program assists callers with applications for programs such as the Escorted Transportation Program, Call-n-Ride and Metro Access.  Language interpretation is available for both services. Read more.