CARS – Connecting Across Rowan for Seniors

Transportation

CARS operates in partnership with GO GO Grandparent, a national program designed with Older Adults in mind to provide safe, convenient rides.  Rides are for non-emergency medical related transportation.

Register

Just call 704-216-7717, and Senior Center Staff will register Older Adults for the program. A landline or mobile phone is needed, but no app or smart phone is required.

Foldable Walkers & Wheelchairs welcome!

Who

Rowan County residents age 60+ who can transfer in and out of a car independently and navigate on their own once at the destination. Rider may bring a caregiver to assist them at no extra cost.

Rides Designed for Safety…

Rides are monitored

Rides are monitored remotely the moment the driver receives the ride reservation until the rider is dropped off at the desired destination.

Quality Drivers

Quality Drivers with a 4.6 star rating or higher requirement, new drivers do not drive for the CARS program. Drivers are chosen that have suitable vehicles and willingness to transport older adults.

Detailed Information

Detailed information is given to riders; driver’s name, car’s make, model, color and license plate number.