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READER QUESTION: Activities in San Diego for Aging Parents

In North America, Reader Questions On June 27, 2014 1 Comment

Yesterday, I answered Sofia Lozano’s question about how to overcome a parent’s reluctance to use a wheelchair. She also asked about activities in San Diego for aging parents,… Read More »

Reader Question: Tips for Enjoying an Ocean Cruise with Your Parent

In Cruises, Reader Questions On June 19, 2014 0 Comments

Greg H sent me an e-mail asking how to ensure that his 85-year-old father has a great time (and can participate in activities) on a cruise they’re taking… Read More »

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Reader Question: Overcoming a Parent’s Reluctance to Go on Vacation (Part 2)

In Need to Know, Reader Questions On May 27, 2014 0 Comments

In my previous post on this topic, I offered suggestions to help Lee Ann persuade her reluctant mom to take a trip. For other readers who are in… Read More »

Reader Question: Overcoming a Parent’s Reluctance to Go on Vacation (Part 1)

In Need to Know, Reader Questions On May 15, 2014 0 Comments

Today’s question comes from a reader named Lee Ann Hadley. On several occasions her mother has mentioned an interest in going to Hawaii together, but whenever Lee Ann… Read More »

Reader Question: Which Islands to Explore when Visiting Hawaii

In North America, Reader Questions On May 8, 2014 1 Comment

I received the following question from Ksenya: Dear Val – I’d like to take my mom and dad (69 and 70, reasonable health) to Hawaii and I’m somewhat… Read More »

Reader Question: Funnest Travel Moments with Mom

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Europe, North America, Reader Questions On April 3, 2014 2 Comments

Karen Presley Cosse asked this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: “What are your funnest travel moments with Mom?”  I’ve decided to answer that… Read More »

Reader Question: Cell Phones for Seniors

In Gadgets, Reader Questions On March 23, 2014 2 Comments

One of my readers, Richard, recently sent me this question regarding cell phones for seniors via the “Contact Me” form on my website: I want to get a… Read More »

Reader Question: Chinese Food in China vs. the USA

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reader Questions, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On March 4, 2014 2 Comments

Tonya posted this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: What’s the difference between Chinese food in China and the Chinese food you get here… Read More »

Reader Question: Medication Lost or Stolen while Traveling

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions On February 4, 2014 0 Comments

Birgitta posted the following question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: What do I do in the unlikely event my parents’ medication (or even mine) is… Read More »

Reader Question: Thailand or Indonesia?

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reader Questions On January 29, 2014 4 Comments

Kim Cochenour posed the following question on Facebook: “Have you been to Thailand or Indonesia? Are there sites to see you would recommend or specifics we should know… Read More »