Oregon has a housing index of 118.00, making it one of the more expensive states to retire in the United States. If you live in Oregon, or have relatives moving here who are in their older years, you might have questions about transportation.
Some elders who no longer feel comfortable driving or cannot drive at all can rely on family members like their children to transport them wherever they need to go. If family isn’t around though, there are still plenty of other options for transportation. Some examples include walking, biking, public transportation, paratransit programs, volunteer services, and senior shuttles,
What are your options? See the full article entitled “A Comprehensive Guide on transportation for Seniors.”
Another great resource is the Aging and Disability Resource Connection of Oregon – This website is designed to connect seniors and those with disabilities in Oregon to local information and services available.