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

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On May 20, 2015 1 Comment

I received a lot of comments from readers on my previous post “What to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help using the… 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 »

A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Need to Know, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 6, 2015 0 Comments

When it comes to “must watch” TV, I admit I usually head over to CBS (NCIS) or AMC (The Walking Dead). However, my interest was piqued when I… Read More »

traveling with a catheter

READER QUESTION: Tips for Traveling with a Catheter

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On April 11, 2015 0 Comments

Mari Guerra asks: Hi, can you please guide me as how to prepare to travel abroad with my 80 year old father who had an enlarged prostate (catheter)… Read More »

GUEST POST: “We Thought It Would Be a Cinch” from Kathryn Atkins

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know On March 1, 2015 0 Comments

“We thought it would be a cinch”…..famous last words for many of us for sure!  I love today’s guest post for so many reasons. Kathryn Atkins, founder of… Read More »

Vital Paperwork when Traveling with an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions On February 22, 2015 0 Comments

The only thing worse than having your own medical emergency while on vacation is standing by while someone with whom you cannot communicate works on your parent who… Read More »

Vital Paperwork when Traveling with an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions On February 22, 2015 0 Comments

The only thing worse than having your own medical emergency while on vacation is standing by while someone with whom you cannot communicate works on your parent who… Read More »

Getting Diabetes Supplies through Airport Security

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions On February 8, 2015 0 Comments

Beyond airport considerations (which I’ll tackle next), the key to traveling with a diabetic parent is to keep a quick-acting source of glucose with you at all times… Read More »

Vetting a Travel Agent or Tour Operator

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions, South America On January 21, 2015 0 Comments

James from Houston sent me the following question: Your blog has inspired me to plan a trip (our first!) with my dad this summer. I want to hire… Read More »

Vetting a Travel Agent or Tour Operator

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions, South America On January 21, 2015 0 Comments

James from Houston sent me the following question: Your blog has inspired me to plan a trip (our first!) with my dad this summer. I want to hire… Read More »