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40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on 40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability

Nearly 40 percent of Americans over the age of 65 — about 16 million people — live with at least one disability, a new federal government report shows. The findings are cause for concern because more than 13 percent of Americans (almost 41 million people) are older than 65, according to the National Institute on Aging report.  “With the first Baby Boomers having entered the 65-and-older ranks in 2011, the United States may experience a rapid expansion in the number of older people with a disability in the next two decades,” the report authors wrote. Source:  US News...

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Travellers with reduced mobility

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Travellers with reduced mobility

When a disabled person makes a flight reservation, an airline cannot refuse it. Air passengers who have a disability or reduced mobility have certain rights when travelling by air. These start to apply from the moment such passengers book a flight with an airline. When a disabled person tries to make a flight reservation, an airline cannot refuse it because of the disability or reduced mobility. Furthermore, the airline is obliged to try and help disabled passengers when they arrive at the airport and to get on and off the plane. Travellers with reduced mobility should be allowed to book...

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