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Aging With Grace is happy to offer transportation in private vehicles to our members . We believe travel should be pleasant and comfortable, and a time for enjoying one another’s company.Transportation is available from Aging With Grace for $10.00 per one way trip.
Trips are offered to and from Aging With Grace, as well as to doctor’s appointments and other locations. If a companion is desired during the time spent at the destination, an $18.00 hourly rate will be applied.
Trips must be requested one (1) week in advance.
Trips may be scheduled for any time of day.
Trips to other locations are available as requested except during breakfast (8:00–9:00 am), Dinner at Noon (12:00–1:00 pm) and Tea And A Tale Time (3:30–4:15 pm). Trips to other locations must depart and return to Grace Place between the operating hours of 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, M-F.
Our staff person will escort the member from their location to bring to Aging With Grace. If the member is picked up at a private residence, our staff person will knock or ring the bell. Our staff person cannot let themselves into a private residence. If invited into the private residence, our staff person will assist the member to the vehicle, if desired. The member must be fully dressed and ready to leave.
Conversely, when our staff person is taking the member to a location, our staff person will walk the member inside the building, if desired. If the destination is a private residence, our staff person cannot enter unless another person is there to invite our staff person into the residence.
Aging With Grace reserves the right to refuse to provide transportation due to extenuating circumstances on a case by case basis. If Aging With Grace cannot provide a scheduled trip, we will do our best to find reliable and safe alternate transportation.
- ITN (Independent Transportation Network) of the Bluegrass is a wonderful non-profit organization that transports people on an as-needed basis in private vehicles. Traveling with ITN is like traveling with a friend or neighbor. There is a modest yearly membership fee and a reasonable per trip charge. Please log onto their website: https://www.itnbluegrass.org/ or call them at (859) 252-8665
- Wheels, Lextran’s ADA Paratransit Service, is the most cost effective form of transportation. It is operated in cooperation with the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross, and is a door‐to‐door public transportation system for disabled citizens of Lexington‐Fayette County. The service is designed for people whose needs cannot be fully met by LexTran’s fixed‐route system due to a disability. The small buses or cars are comfortable and the drivers are cordial. They do their best to accommodate the needs of their passengers, including walking them to and from their locations. For Wheels transportation, call (859) 233-3433. The website is available for more information: http://www.redcross.org/ky/lexington/wheels
- Medicaid eligible members may also be transported by Federated Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. (FTSB) and contracted taxi services. FTSB is a non-profit public transportation provider and Medicaid broker for thirteen counties incorporated in 1981. Their main goal is to provide safe, reliable, and courteous transportation services with customers being their number one goal. They are happy to have you as a passenger and be able to serve you by helping you reach your destination if it be the doctor’s office, the grocery store, airport, bus station or anywhere across town. For FTSB transportation call: (859) 233-0066 (Telephone and TDD) or (888) 848-0989 For more information: http://www.ftsb.org/AboutUs/History.aspx
- Uber and Lyft
- Lextran buses