400 River Rd, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MN, 55744-3784
Transportation program that provides rides for people in and around their community
Assisted Transportation volunteer drivers provide transportation to/from medical appointments anywhere in Minnesota for individuals 60+. Client contributions are encouraged, but not required.
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- Private pay
- Sliding fee scale
- Title III
- Older adults
* Live in Itasca County
* Be 60 years or older
* Have a medical or dental appointment reachable within a one-day round trip
* Not be on Medical Assistance (because Medical Assistance covers medical transportation with another agency)
Call (218) 999-9233 x 286 at least 48 to 72 hours, preferably even earlier, before scheduled appointment.
Clients are asked to contribute to the program based on a sliding contribution scale. There is no exchange of money at the time of the ride - a contribution form is sent to the client after the ride has occurred.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Companion Services
- Adult Day Services (ADS)
- Caregiver Consultant
- Chore Services - Yard Work, Snow Removal
- Family Caregiver Training and Education
- Fitness Program - Bone Builders
- Grocery Delivery
- Guardianship and Conservatorship Program
- Healthy Aging Classes
- Home Repair and Maintenance
- Home Safety
- Homemaker Services
- Information and Support - Dementia, Respite
- Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
- Support Group - Caregiver, Parkinson's Disease, Memory Loss
- Transportation (Waiver)
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
BT-4500.6500-500Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Definition
Programs that provide transportation for medical appointments, trips from and between hospitals, to nursing homes or other special-care centers or for other non-emergency medical needs for individuals who, because of financial problems or their physical condition, are unable to use other means of local transportation. NEMT service providers are able to transport riders who require a wheelchair lift equipped vehicle with appropriate protective restraints or a van that is designed for gurney/stretcher transportation, or has other types of features to meet their safety needs.
BT-4500.6500-800Senior Ride Programs Definition
Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation for purposes of medical appointments, shopping, banking, social events, and other similar activities for older adults who need special accommodations and are unable to utilize other available means of transportation.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.