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When seniors have to relinquish keys, new services step in

August 9, 2011

Edith Hall and her friend Ivy Large have shared a lot of life over the past two decades, after Hall’s son married Large’s daughter and Large moved across the street from Hall.

Lately, they have started sharing rides, too — to the doctor, to the bank, for shopping and lunches.

Without a car, but with plenty of zest for independence, they have stayed mobile through a ride service called ITNSarasota, a volunteer-based nonprofit modeled on an organization started in Maine.

Read the fully story at the Herald-Tribune »