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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 »

New Orleans says Good-bye to Jimmy Glickman

In New Orleans, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 21, 2016 0 Comments

In most of the places I’ve lived, death has always been a pretty somber affair. The requisite black attire, the hushed whispers, casseroles, lots of casseroles. Alas, things… 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 »

Book Review: Displacement by Lucy Knisley

In Cruises, Magazine Articles & Other Publications On January 9, 2016 0 Comments

I just finished a graphic novel that I thought might interest Travel with Aging Parents readers: Displacement by Lucy Knisley. It’s a charming tale of our twentysomething writer… Read More »

Whiskey Tasting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

In North America, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On November 17, 2015 0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to a whiskey tasting in Ft. Lauderdale…. Last month I attended my 1st TBEX (travel bloggers exchange) conference in Ft. Lauderdale,… Read More »

Stunning Scenery from Yellowstone National Park (video)

In North America On September 19, 2015 8 Comments

For our latest family vacation, we decided to explore Yellowstone National Park primarily in Wyoming (with a small bit straddling Montana and Idaho). We picked Yellowstone as it… 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 »

HuffPost Live: Seniors and Adventure Travel

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, General Considerations, Magazine Articles & Other Publications On July 23, 2015 0 Comments

I had the pleasure of participating on a panel for HuffPost Live discussing seniors and adventure travel. The tagline: Many assume retirement means slowing down and taking time… Read More »