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HRiA Helps Bring Elder Transportation Service to Boston Area

May 7, 2012

Local seniors who are unable to drive now have an affordable way to run errands, get to medical appointments, and visit loved ones through a transportation model that Health Resources in Action helped bring to the Boston area. ITNGreaterBoston began providing rides in January, and will be expanding its service to other communities over the next several years.

It all began more than two years ago, when Tufts Health Plan Foundation and the MetroWest Health Foundation were both independently pursuing the idea of funding elder services programs. They created a joint venture to bring a chapter of ITN to the greater Boston area, each providing equal amounts of starter funding. In need of an organization to set up the program, they turned to HRiA.

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