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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 »

READER QUESTION: Navigating Disney’s Castaway Cay

In Cruises On September 18, 2014 0 Comments

JodieW is leaving from Miami for a cruise through the Caribbean over Thanksgiving. She indicated she has some trouble walking and she posted the following question: Do you… Read More »

READER QUESTION: Tips for Enjoying a River Cruise with an Aging Parent

In Cruises, Europe, Reader Questions On July 29, 2014 0 Comments

In a previous post, I tackled Greg’s question about how to make the most of an ocean cruise with his 85-year-old father. I just received a similar question… Read More »

Reader Question: Tips for Enjoying an Ocean Cruise with Your Parent

In Cruises, Reader Questions On June 19, 2014 0 Comments

Greg H sent me an e-mail asking how to ensure that his 85-year-old father has a great time (and can participate in activities) on a cruise they’re taking… Read More »

Staying Active Through Song

In Cruises, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 17, 2013 0 Comments

A month after I launched this blog, I came across an article (in the “New Old Age” blog on the New York Times website) about community chorus groups… Read More »

The BEST cruise I’ve taken with mom: Alaska!!

In Cruises, North America On November 5, 2013 5 Comments

I know, I know, how many times have you heard that Alaska is a “great” place to do a cruise?  And yet, for some reason, it just never appealed to… Read More »

Russia Trip Planning – Blog #1

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Cruises On August 8, 2013 0 Comments

Based on mom’s request to tour Russia for our 2014 family vacation, I identified Moscow and St. Petersburg as the two main cities for us to visit.  If… Read More »