There is a real danger of our older people feeling trapped in their own homes, according to new research.
Older people's charity WRVS has found there is not enough suitable transport for thousands of people over the age of 75.
The situation for many has been made worse by recent cuts in transport services. 17 percent of older people here are said to have been hit by the reductions.
Our Correspondent Richard Morgan has more.
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