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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 »

Advice from Readers: What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On May 20, 2015 1 Comment

I received a lot of comments from readers on my previous post “What to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help using the… Read More »

What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On May 14, 2015 3 Comments

Obviously Mom and I have never had this challenge, but several people have asked what to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help… Read More »

What to do in Helena Montana

What to do in Helena Montana (Part 2)

In North America On May 10, 2015 2 Comments

In Part 1 of what to do in Helena Montana, I recommended five sites to visit if you find yourself in Helena in the winter months (during summer,… Read More »

A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Need to Know, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 6, 2015 0 Comments

When it comes to “must watch” TV, I admit I usually head over to CBS (NCIS) or AMC (The Walking Dead). However, my interest was piqued when I… Read More »

GUEST POST: Samujana Villas Thailand – HEAVEN for the whole Family!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Guest Posts On May 4, 2015 0 Comments

What a wonderful story from Peter Minkoff on his vacation with his parents to Thailand. He is a free-spirited traveler and an occasional writer from Brisbane, Australia. He… Read More »

What to do in Helena Montana (Part 1)

In North America On April 26, 2015 0 Comments

In my “real” job, I own a consulting and training company, Val Grubb & Associates, and I had a job in Helena, Montana last week. It was exciting… 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 »

Publication Date Set for Planes, Canes, and Automobiles!! woo hoo!

In Planes, Canes, and Automobiles On April 18, 2015 0 Comments

Although I’ve not given an update in a while, there has been a lot going on behind the scenes to finalize my book. The biggest news:   Planes,… Read More »