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5 Travel Activities that Engage Older Adults

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges On April 15, 2017 0 Comments

Everybody loves to travel. Young or old, there’s something that’s just so appealing about exploring the world beyond your home. A great way to see the world is to travel with… Read More »

Traveling With Aging Parents When You are Already their Caregiver

In Guest Posts, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On January 30, 2017 0 Comments

You stop by your mother’s apartment weekly to fill her pill box because she gets confused so easily.  You take your Dad to every medical appointment because he… Read More »

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8 Tips for Staying Healthy While on the Road with an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On August 9, 2016 0 Comments

After a guest blog on travel insurance, it felt appropriate to follow it with blog on staying healthy on the road while traveling with an aging parent….enjoy! Getting… Read More »

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Finding Travel Insurance for an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know On August 1, 2016 0 Comments

Hi folks! I received a Guest Post submission from Fast Cover (insurance company) that I thought gave great advice on a really important topic: finding travel insurance for… Read More »

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 »

Activities the Whole Family can Do Together

In Multigenerational Travel, Packing Suggestions, Random Thoughts, Travel Prep Resources On February 27, 2016 0 Comments

Planning activities the whole family can do together while on vacation is no easy task. Heck, even Mom and I don’t always agree about what we want to… 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 »

Make 2016 the Year You Travel with your Parents!

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On January 1, 2016 0 Comments

Make 2016 the year you travel with your parents! Because my dad was a corporate pilot and our whole family accompanied him on many trips (his bosses always… 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 »