Business Briefs: Comfort Keepers and Lyft Team Up

Comfort Keepers Partners with Lyft Home care franchise company Comfort Keepers has partnered with on-demand transportation service company Lyft. The partnership does not require seniors who use Lyft services through Dayton, Ohio-based Comfort Keepers to have the Lyft app or a smartphone. To schedule a ride, seniors can contact the staff at their Comfort Keepers […]

Home Care Company CareLinx Partners With Lyft

An online marketplace connecting home care clients and caregivers now has partnered with a popular ride hailing company. CareLinx, based in Bruno, California, will now offer ride hailing services on its mobile app. The rides will be provided by San Francisco-based Lyft to help older adults easily order a ride, according to a press release. Family […]

How Seniors Can Get a Lyft Without a Smartphone

As health care providers continue to link up with ride sharing services, one technology company is jumping on the bandwagon to serve its customers in a new partnership with Lyft. The partnership is the latest example of an increasing trend helping seniors use ride sharing without needing a smartphone. GreatCall, a technology company that provides products […]

Pew: Americans Realize Uber’s Potential for Seniors

Older Americans are pretty familiar with the concept of a shared economy—and that may bode well for their eventually choosing to age in place at home. In fact, many older adults, may very well may have taken an Uber ride and bought used goods online this week, according to a new research report from Pew […]

Lyft Takes the Wheel for Homebound Seniors

Like other ride-sharing services before it, Lyft has made a foray into the health care world—with potentially beneficial results for home-bound seniors. San Francisco-based Lyft announced Tuesday a partnership with National MedTrans Network, which arranges non-emergency medical transportation for clients, including seniors, in New York City. Typically, National Medtrans Network calls livery cab companies to book […]