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The Other Side of 50: When Seniors No Longer Drive

May 19, 2011

By the time the last of the baby boomers turn 65, 20 percent of us will need alternate transportation. How many of us have considered our transportation plans for the last 10 years of our lives?

“Most seniors who can no longer drive don’t want to ride the bus,” Freund said. “At best the bus is inconvenient and at worst unavailable, as half the communities in the U.S. don’t have a public transportation system. Especially for boomers, cars are an extension of our yard and home. We name our cars, we polish them, and we don’t do that to buses.”

Read the full story in The Thousand Oaks Acorn.