Program Offerings

Go 4 Life
Everyday fitness ideas from the National Institute on Aging at NIH is available at Go4Life. Such suggestions would include tips about adding physical activity to your day with useful tools and protection from the sun.

Hilltown Driver Pool Now Available
We are pleased to announce that the Hilltown Driver Pool is up and running. The Pool is available to seniors and to non-seniors under special circumstances for rides to medical appointments and other professional appointments. This is a “Door-toDoor” transportation service and is compiled of local drivers who may assist riders in and out of the vehicle to the door of their destination but will be unable to provide balance or weight-bearing support. Riders may bring a personal care provider for that assistance. Please call (413) 296-4232 or 48 hours in advance, Monday through Friday from 8am until 5pm to preregister for a ride. Cost for the service will be $5.00– up to 19 miles round trip; $10.00– up to
20-39 miles round trip; and $15.00– 40 to 80 miles round trip.

Easy Ride Van: Remember, FRTA offers van service for up to 12 passengers and is wheelchair friendly. Tuesdays the van goes to Northampton and Thursdays to Pittsfield with curb to curb service. For additional information, contact Shirley Todd at 413.634.2134. See more info about the driver pool and Easy Ride on page 4.
Round trip shuttle service to Massachusetts General Hospital is provided by Cooley Dickinson Hospital and departs from Atwood Drive in Northampton at 6:30am Monday through Friday and will drop off passengers on 55 Fruit Street in Boston. For more information and to reserve a ride, call (888) 554.4234.