Aging In Place
Joy Ride Transport Program
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If you are 60 years of age or older or have a disability, you can use this transportation service for things like medical appointments, adult day programs, hospital discharges, and more. The program serves Des Moines, Ames, and some surrounding areas. There is a fee for each ride. Rides are provided in wheelchair-accessible vans.

How do I apply?

For information about how to apply, visit the program website, call the local office, or email


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