Over 520,000 people have disabilities in the Chicago, Illinois, area. That’s just over 10 percent of the entire population that comes into the statistics, according to Chicago.gov. Of course, a small part is also located in Rogers Park, IL.
By age in the Chicagoland area:
- 1 percent of children under 5 have disabilities
- 4 percent of children 5 to 17 have disabilities
- 5 percent of people 18 to 34 have disabilities
- 10 percent of people 35 to 64 have disabilities
- 23 percent of people 65 to 74 have disabilities
- 43 percent of adults 75 and older have disabilities
According to US Census Bureau records that 16% are seniors aged 65 and older.
While it’s a minority of the people living there, it still represents thousands of people whose needs might get overlooked, such as the need for transportation that caters specifically to their individual needs.
Ka-La-Ju Trans provides non-emergency medical transport (NEMT) to assist the elderly and those with disabilities. All people in need can benefit from the services offered by our company.
Staying Independent is key
Regardless of everything, every person needs to be independent. To be able to plan his day calmly and do what he wants and needs to do. Hassle-free travel is one of them, thanks to Ka-La-Ju Trans.
Where You Can Go with Personalized Rides or NEMT
NEMT (non-emergency medical transportation) is not only for medical needs, despite the service’s name. Sometimes this is a better alternative to ambulances. And it helps people get from point A to point B seamlessly.
A quick check on the internet shows that it takes about 24 minutes to get from Rogers Park to O’Hare International Airport. Moreover, it is essential to choose a quality transport service like Kalaju that will pick you up from your home and take you to the airport.
Medical examinations and grocery shopping
One of the great benefits of NEMT services includes convenient grocery shopping at various stores and transportation to hospital facilities.
Restaurants, Parks, Concerts, Leisure Trips
Aside from errands, you can always rely on Ka-La-Ju Trans for your rides to malls, restaurants, pubs, parks, and generally, anywhere you want.