Are you in need of affordable transportation throughout Washtenaw County? AARP and TheRide@50+ offers affordable transportation options with Feonix Mobility. Volunteer drivers are a new addition to the AARP Ride@50+ Program. The booking fee is $1.75 and each mile is $.66. Volunteer drivers come from All Star Driver Education where they teach students how to drive. You can visit their website at to book (be sure to click on Feonix Volunteer as your option) or call and ask for a Feonix Volunteer driver: 844-900-4892.
The Washtenaw Support Network for Caregivers is a new program to support informal/family caregivers of older adults (age 60+; the caregiver can be an adult of any age). They are offering a variety of services, all at no cost to the caregivers.
Program offerings include:
Social outings to give caregivers a chance to relax and connect
Educational programs on topics related to caregiving
Respite care during caregiver activities
Individualized care-planning consultations
Home chore and handyman services
Their website is http://michmed.org/washtenawcaregivers, and questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested caregivers can also sign up by filling out their online intake form.