“Uber Comes to Senior Living With New UberASSIST Rides” – Senior Housing News

“At just five years since its inception, Uber has revolutionized how we get a ride from Point A to Point B. It has become a household name, and has been valued at an estimated $18 billion. And now, the company is taking aim at the way seniors get around.

“Tuesday, the San Francisco-based ride service company announced San Diego is the latest city to provide transportation services specifically for the elderly and individuals living with disabilities as part of its UberWAV and uberASSIST ride offerings.

“The platform allows those needing an ‘extra hand or access to wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAV) to request safe and reliable rides at the tap of a button,’ Uber stated in Tuesday’s announcement of the new services available to San Diego residents.

“In San Diego, the new services look to fill several crucial gaps in the city’s current transportation system for seniors and people with disabilities, said Chris Ballard, general manager of Uber San Diego.”

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uber assist

While the Berks-Lancaster-Lebanon Service Area is not yet an UBER ASSIST delivery area, Philadelphia is.

UBER cities in the US … Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, yes. The rest of Pennsylvania, not yet.

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