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GOGOGRANDPARENT

WHATOn demand transportation hotline or seniors with an added service of ‘watching over the ride’ by receiving text messages.
WHYTo provide seniors who do not necessarily use smartphones and apps with access to transportation and to provide loved ones with status updates.
WHEREGoGoGrandparent and Uber.
1 (855) 464-6872
USA, Canada.


Program Description


“Pickups within 15 minutes. Text alerts for families. 24/7 monitored trips.”

“Today GoGoGrandparent connects seniors to Uber. Soon we'll be doing the same thing for meals, groceries and medicine. We are working towards a platform that loved ones and their families can use to take care of each other without upending life.”

“Based on experiences with my own grandmother we saw that on demand transportation requires that a friend or family monitor rides and coordinate with drivers to insure everything goes okay. This was started for my own grandmother who was starting to get uncomfortable driving at night. She told her friends and now we have quickly become a part of people’s lives.”

-GoGoGrandparent Founder - Justin Booogaard

The company is focused on providing transportation exclusively to the senior market through Uber ASSIST drivers who are stated as being able to provide door-to-door support for riders who may need an extra helping hand. source uber.com

In addition to providing rides for older adults to run errands such as buying groceries, go to doctors appointments and socialize, GoGoGrandparent can also provide family members with status updates on their smart phones as to their loved one’s location.
source:gogograndparent.com

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