activities that engage older adults

5 Travel Activities that Engage Older Adults

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges On April 15, 2017 0 Comments

Everybody loves to travel. Young or old, there’s something that’s just so appealing about exploring the world beyond your home. A great way to see the world is to travel with… Read More »

How can I help YOU prepare to travel with an aging parent?

In Reader Questions On April 22, 2015 0 Comments

The TWAP blog was founded on the idea of helping people continue (or start!) to travel with an aging parent even after they’ve reached an age where the… Read More »

Additional Frivolity (all caught on camera!) for Indiana University Momentum magazine shoot

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On January 28, 2015 0 Comments

My alma mater, Indiana University, publishes Momentum magazine which spotlights 2-3 alumni in each issue. I was delighted (and humbled) when they reached out to do a feature… Read More »

Games to Play on a Rainy Day

In Humor, North America On August 9, 2014 0 Comments

Last weekend, five of the eight members of my Book Club trekked from NYC to Beach Haven, Long Beach Island (LBI) for a girls’ weekend away. This was… 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 Travel Tales: A Journey to Normandy in Remembrance of the D-Day Invasion

In Europe, Guest Posts On July 8, 2014 2 Comments

Last November, a reader named Deb Wood sent the following note in to the Travel with Aging Parents website about a trip she was hoping to take in… Read More »

GUEST POST: Never Too Old to Plan an Adventure!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Guest Posts On July 1, 2014 3 Comments

I love today’s post, from guest blogger Layla Black of Groovy Grape Tours, because it really resonates with my mom’s attitude on aging and with the reasons why… Read More »

READER QUESTION: Activities in San Diego for Aging Parents

In North America, Reader Questions On June 27, 2014 1 Comment

Yesterday, I answered Sofia Lozano’s question about how to overcome a parent’s reluctance to use a wheelchair. She also asked about activities in San Diego for aging parents,… 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 »

GUEST POST – Best Places to Visit in Branson, MO with your Aging Parents

In Guest Posts, North America On June 6, 2014 0 Comments

Branson, Missouri holds a special place in my heart as it’s the last vacation my entire family took together before my father passed away unexpectedly less than a… Read More »