2013 Elder Services Advisory Council Meeting Minutes
Q - Is there a charge for the transports provided to the elders?
A - No. All costs are paid from the town’s annual operating budget, which is funded by all taxpayers and donations.
Q - I want to show my appreciation for my ride, can I tip the driver?
A - No, the drivers do not accept tips or other gratuities. You can show your appreciation by making a donation to the
Town of Atkinson Elder Services. You may designate your donation to the Assistance Fund or Transportation
Fund by making a note in the memo line of the check, or with a note accompanying the donation.
Q - Are the transport drivers volunteers?
A - All the transport drivers are part-time town employees.
Q - How do I request a ride or other service from Elder Services?
A - Simply call 603.362.9582 between 8:30 am and Noon, Monday through Friday.
When possible, please make ride requests at least a week in advance.
Q - What equipment is available from Elder Services?
A - There are always canes, crutches, walkers, bath chairs and assorted other equipment available.
Larger and more costly items like hospital beds, motorized wheelchairs and lift chairs are usually available.
If you have a need, call 603.362-9582 and inquire before buying any equipment or aids. Equipment can be picked
up at the Atkinson Community Center or delivered to Atkinson resident.