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Transportation for Seniors in St. Louis, Missouri 

Senior transportation overview and terms: 

Transportation services for seniors in St. Louis, Missouri comes in many forms such as "curb to curb", "home to door", and “escort services”.  The following terms are used to refer to transportation services provided to seniors in the St. Louis metropolitan area. 

Curb to curb: 

This term is used to refer to transportation services which require a rider to walk from the house to the curb to enter a vehicle. 

Home to door: 

These services assist a rider from the home to the vehicle and through the door of the destination.  People who need this level of service should call to confirm the distance to be assisted, the number of steps and also the weight that will be supported by the individual providing services. 

Escort service: 

A person will accompany an older adult or small-group needing assistance getting to and from medical appointments, shopping or banking. 

Title III of the older Americans act permits round-trip transportation to congregate meal sites, medical appointments and limited shopping. Title XIX requires transportation of Medicaid patients to doctor’s offices and other medical services. 

Non driver ID Cards: 

State of Missouri identification cards are issued to non-drivers who must be at least 18 years old.  Applicants must present a birth certificate and proof of Social Security number.  The cost is $7.25; $2.25 for renewal.  The card is valid for five years and may be obtained at deputy registrars.

 

 

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