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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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Guest Post: Considerations when Buying a Wheelchair

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges On September 6, 2015 0 Comments

A few weeks back, I wrote a blog on buying vs. renting a wheelchair as I was considering purchasing a sturdy model for our upcoming trip to Yellowstone…. 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 »

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Documenting the vacation for your parent: Journeys, Journals and Journaling

In Gadgets, Multigenerational Travel, Random Thoughts On August 17, 2015 0 Comments

The other day, I ran into some friends that had just returned from touring Ireland and Scotland. I asked “What did you see while you were there?” They… 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 »

Buying vs Renting a Wheelchair

In Gadgets, Mobility Challenges, North America On August 2, 2015 0 Comments

Travel involving wheelchairs is a pretty common theme as I feel strongly that a parent’s inability to walk should not stop you from traveling together. Previous posts on… 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 »

Reader Question: Is an African safari safe for my 92-year-old Mom?

In Africa, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Hotels, Reader Questions On July 20, 2015 0 Comments

We really are lucky. We live in an age where there is very little holding us back from realizing our dreams, attacking our bucket lists, and experiencing the… Read More »

Reader Question: Taking a Road Trip with Aging Parents

In North America, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On July 12, 2015 0 Comments

TWAP friend SusanE contacted me for tips on how to tackle the 24-hour drive from Sacramento, CA to Oklahoma City, OK with her 78-year old mom on board…. Read More »