When Bruce's dad couldn't drive any more, it was a big problem for him and his family. Everyone either lived out of state or worked full-time and nobody could provide regular transportation. They turned to a home care agency for help. The agency was able to provide a variety of services for Bruce's father, including rides to the store and the barber, and sometimes just a pleasant drive to nowhere in particular, which he always enjoyed.
Lucy became her mother's number one chauffeur, but juggling the responsibility with other demands in her life was overwhelming. At first, so was finding transportation. "I began looking around for people who could take her places. I found a young woman in her church who was in between jobs who loved my mother, and asked if she could take her out once week to have lunch and do errands. She was thrilled.