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Flying with an Electric Wheelchair

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions, South America On June 18, 2016 1 Comment

I’m so excited for long-time friend of Travel with Aging Parents, MariF as she is traveling with her Mom to Costa Rica for the first time in August… Read More »

Letting Go of Emotional Baggage: both yours AND your parents!!

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On April 20, 2016 0 Comments

I had a gentleman reach out via the Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page and ask me how to prepare for the emotional baggage that seems to accompany… Read More »

Your parents’ input matters even if you’re paying the bill

In Cruises, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On January 18, 2016 0 Comments

I received the following question on the TWAP Facebook page from BrianR from Texas: My mom passed away in early 2015 and my father has been understandably distraught…. Read More »

Reader Question: Long-Term Travel with Medications

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know, Reader Questions On December 10, 2015 0 Comments

One Travel with Aging Parents reader, Tim Penn, sent in a question asking about how to handle his parents’ medications during long-term travel (that is, a trip lasting… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Europe

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Reader Questions On November 15, 2015 0 Comments

One reader recently sent in this question: What are the best wheelchair-friendly cities in Europe?   You’re in luck: many European cities are very wheelchair friendly! Although some… Read More »

flying and I've lost my ID

Reader Question: HELP! I’m flying and I lost my ID!!

In Need to Know, Packing Suggestions, Reader Questions On October 26, 2015 0 Comments

Here’s a great question from one Travel with Aging Parents reader, Mariana: Help! Does anyone know what is the best/quickest way to provide proper ID to the airlines… Read More »

Reader Question: Is an African safari safe for my 92-year-old Mom?

In Africa, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Hotels, Reader Questions On July 20, 2015 0 Comments

We really are lucky. We live in an age where there is very little holding us back from realizing our dreams, attacking our bucket lists, and experiencing the… Read More »

Reader Question: Taking a Road Trip with Aging Parents

In North America, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On July 12, 2015 0 Comments

TWAP friend SusanE contacted me for tips on how to tackle the 24-hour drive from Sacramento, CA to Oklahoma City, OK with her 78-year old mom on board…. Read More »

What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On May 14, 2015 3 Comments

Obviously Mom and I have never had this challenge, but several people have asked what to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help… Read More »

How can I help YOU prepare to travel with an aging parent?

In Reader Questions On April 22, 2015 0 Comments

The TWAP blog was founded on the idea of helping people continue (or start!) to travel with an aging parent even after they’ve reached an age where the… Read More »