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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 »

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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 »

Traveling with Incontinence

In Gadgets, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On July 30, 2015 0 Comments

Interestingly, I received two emails this week from TWAP followers asking the same question: Should I leave an aging parent at home if he or she suffers from… Read More »

Summer Packing Checklist

In Packing Suggestions On June 13, 2015 1 Comment

As mom has gotten older, it’s gotten more difficult for her to pack for her trip. Well, that’s not quite right – she definitely packs her stuff –… Read More »

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Traveling with Pets and Aging Parents

In General Considerations, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On May 30, 2015 0 Comments

Although I grew up with pets (5 inside dogs and 3 outside, horses and two pet chickens), Mom and I don’t own any now. But lots of elderly… Read More »

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READER QUESTION: “How can I stop overpacking?”

In Packing Suggestions, Reader Questions On April 8, 2015 0 Comments

Debbie in Atlanta asked: I end up overpacking for every trip and that rubs off on Mom as I’m helping her get ready too. How can I stop… 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 »

Preparing for Flight Delays

In Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On February 2, 2015 0 Comments

In honor of my 7-hour (and counting) delay returning home to NYC after a weekend in Ann Arbor, Michigan, I decided to tackle the critical topic of preparing… Read More »