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Transportation May Lead to Improved Mental Health

As seniors get older, it becomes even more important to ensure they remain in good mental and physical health. Part of this means ensuring that your loved ones do not have to deal with feelings of loneliness or isolation, which may happen if they are unable to drive. As a non-emergency medical transportation provider, we take great pride in being about to transport people where they need to go to improve their mental health and outlook on life.

Having a reliable ride means a senior can always look forward to having someone available should the need arise, which goes a long way towards boosting mental health. A senior unable to drive may cause themselves stress trying to figure out how they will go purchase groceries. With a transportation provider, that is no longer a worry.

Besides being able to make it to and from appointments, there is also the feeling of companionship. The family may not be in the picture or friends may live far. A driver can help by simply being a listening ear or providing conversation. On that note, having the transportation available means the individual is able to maintain a social life even if driving is no longer an option. Staying connected may mean fewer chances of developing depression.

This update is by iTransport Services, a non-emergency medical transportation Miami provider for paratransit VIP needs. Our company operates throughout Miami-Dade County, offering door-to-door transportation services. We also operate in parts of Monroe County’s Upper to Middle Keys and our fleet includes a series of minivans, vans, and sedans. For more information on non-emergency transportation service Miami, please call 305-662-6797.