RSVP looking for volunteer drivers

NORWICH Due to a lack of volunteer drivers for the Chenango County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), many senior citizens are missing decisive and potentially life-saving medical appointments with doctors.

One of the most pervasive problems troubling denizens of rural communities is getting from point A to point B. Unlike large cities, the pastoral regions of the nation, such as Chenango County, have less developed public transit systems. While this can translate into little more than a burden for youth able to drive themselves, it can develop into a life threatening issue for senior citizens in need of daily doses of chemotherapy or dialysis and have no convenient mode of transportation.

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