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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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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 »

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 »

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 »

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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 »

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Why Traveling with an Aging Parent Matters

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On August 30, 2015 0 Comments

Father’s Day 2005 came and went like all others. My brother and I did the obligatory (but heartfelt!) card:               Who knew… Read More »

traveling with an aging parent

Why Traveling with an Aging Parent Matters

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On August 30, 2015 0 Comments

Father’s Day 2005 came and went like all others. My brother and I did the obligatory (but heartfelt!) card:               Who knew… Read More »

Reader Question: Overcoming the Guilt of NOT Wanting to Travel with your Parent

In Europe, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know On August 10, 2015 0 Comments

I had a TWAP follower whom I’ll call “Susie” send me the following question: My daughter is spending a semester of college in Dublin, Ireland. My 84-year old… Read More »