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Forbes: How The Story Of One 3-Year-Old Boy Started A Senior Mobility Movement

February 23, 2015 - When my son was 3 years old, he was run over by an 84-year-old driver who said he thought he hit a dog. That was 27 years ago, and even though Ryan survived a traumatic brain injury, for years, I refused to talk about it. But Read More »

Huffington Post: Here’s How To Get Dangerous Older Drivers Off The Road

March 12, 2015 - More than 25 years ago, Katherine Freund’s life changed course in the blink of an eye. An 84-year-old driver struck and seriously injured her toddler son; the driver kept going and later said he mistook the little boy for a Read More »

AARP Livable Communities: 5 Questions for Katherine Freund

March 18, 2015 - On average, men in the United States outlive their ability to drive by seven years. Women, who generally live longer than men, survive an additional decade beyond their driving years. Since the majority of communities nationwide Read More »

ITN Press Releases

Sixty-day storytelling road trip personifies transportation situation of aging and visually impaired Americans

June 10, 2015 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2015 CONTACT: Lisa Wolff, Marketing and Communications Manager 207-591-6942 | lisa.wolff@itnamerica.org Sixty-day storytelling road trip personifies transportation situation of aging and visually Read More »

5 facts about older drivers

May 8, 2015 - For Immediate Release Contact:  Lisa Wolff, Marketing & Communications Manager lisa.wolff@itnamerica.org 207-591-6942 5 facts about older drivers If these facts resonate with you, ITN America wants to hear and share your Read More »

Are you one of 3 million Americans who miss or delay medical or eye doctor appointments because you don’t have a ride?

May 8, 2015 - For Immediate Release Contact: Lisa Wolff, Marketing & Communications Manager lisa.wolff@itnamerica.org 207-591-6942 Are you one of 3 million Americans who miss or delay medical or eye doctor appointments because you don’ Read More »

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Nashville Public Television: Aging Matters – Aging in Place

May 29, 2015 - The fifth installment in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series examines what it takes for Tennesseans to successfully age in place. It’s what most of us say we want, to age in our own home until the Read More »

Forbes: How The Story Of One 3-Year-Old Boy Started A Senior Mobility Movement

February 23, 2015 - When my son was 3 years old, he was run over by an 84-year-old driver who said he thought he hit a dog. That was 27 years ago, and even though Ryan survived a traumatic brain injury, for years, I refused to talk about it. But Read More »

Huffington Post: Here’s How To Get Dangerous Older Drivers Off The Road

March 12, 2015 - More than 25 years ago, Katherine Freund’s life changed course in the blink of an eye. An 84-year-old driver struck and seriously injured her toddler son; the driver kept going and later said he mistook the little boy for a Read More »

AARP Livable Communities: 5 Questions for Katherine Freund

March 18, 2015 - On average, men in the United States outlive their ability to drive by seven years. Women, who generally live longer than men, survive an additional decade beyond their driving years. Since the majority of communities nationwide Read More »

West Hartford News: Job bank, network celebrate anniversaries

June 25, 2015 - West Hartford >> Two non-profit associations share an office in the West Hartford Town Hall: the Seniors Job Bank & Independent Transportation Network. Both of these associations have the same goal of helping and Read More »

SFGate: ITNAmerica celebrating its 20th anniversary

June 19, 2015 - PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A program founded in Maine that allows seniors to trade in their vehicles in exchange for rides is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. The concept of trading in cars for rides is aimed at getting Read More »

WMTW 8: Transportation organization celebrates 20 years

June 17, 2015 - ITN provides rides for people who cannot drive PORTLAND, Maine – A group celebrated two decades of providing transportation to the visually impaired and aging drivers. The organization ITNAmerica launched a 60-day national Read More »

Kentucky.com: Business awards – Week of June 8

June 16, 2015 - Twenty percent of i know expo sponsorship dollars from the 2015 i know expo went into the Blue Grass Community Foundation i know expo foundation. From it, awards were made to two local nonprofits. The total collected this year was Read More »

the Forecaster: Maine ride-service founder hits the road in search of stories

June 16, 2015 - PORTLAND — Millions of Americans drive every day, whether it’s commuting to work, making a trip to the store or just for fun. But what happens when older drivers start to lose their ability to drive safely? The most Read More »

Sun Journal: Elderly driving – tour calling attention to turning over keys

June 16, 2015 - WESTBROOK — Katherine Freund, an advocate who has called attention to the problem of seniors driving when it’s not safe, is about to hit the road. On Tuesday, she’s launching a nationwide, 60-day cross-country trip Read More »

MPBN: Transportation Network Helps Elderly Mainers Get Around and Stay Connected

June 15, 2015 - PORTLAND, Maine – Spurred on by a traumatic personal experience, Katherine Freund of Portland has spent the last two decades helping the elderly and visually impaired access what she calls “dignified transportation.&# Read More »

GainesvilleTimes.com: New senior transportation program could start in December

June 4, 2015 - Group joining national affiliate ahead of launch A primarily volunteer-run, discounted fare-based transportation program serving Hall County’s seniors could begin hitting the road in December. “By that time, we’d Read More »

Tucson News Now: Drivers needed to assist older residents who can’t drive themselves

May 22, 2015 - Kathy Wilson of ITNGreaterTucson featured on Tucson News Now! Watch the video online here Read More »