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Senior-to-Senior Advice: Managing Conflict when Traveling with Family

In Multigenerational Travel, Planes, Canes, and Automobiles On December 16, 2016 0 Comments

In the last chapter of my book Planes, Canes, and Automobiles: Connecting with Your Aging Parents through Travel, I ask seniors for their advice on managing conflict when… Read More »

Malibu Times

Malibu Times article on Travel with Aging Parents

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Planes, Canes, and Automobiles On August 22, 2015 0 Comments

Malibu Times magazine is a quarterly publication that brings together the captivating people, places and events of the most famous 27 miles of California Coast. I’m delighted to… Read More »

Endless Possibility just Beyond the Runway

In Humor, Random Thoughts On June 24, 2015 0 Comments

Mmmmm…..what IS it about the rumble of a Boeing 777 lurching down the runway that screams possibility to me? My heart pounds like a jackhammer. My skin tingles… 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 »

Our First Mother-Daughter Trip Overseas

In Europe On February 25, 2015 0 Comments

When was the last time you spent two weeks on vacation with your parents? When I was younger, of course, I could count on my yearly trips with… Read More »

Reader Question: Navigating the Airport with Children

In Multigenerational Travel, North America, Reader Questions On January 11, 2015 0 Comments

Bob from Michigan sent me the following question: My wife and I are planning a trip to Disney in Florida with our grandchildren. What advice do you have… Read More »

Reader Question: Funnest Travel Moments with Mom

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Europe, North America, Reader Questions On April 3, 2014 2 Comments

Karen Presley Cosse asked this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: “What are your funnest travel moments with Mom?”  I’ve decided to answer that… Read More »

Letting Go of Emotional Baggage when Traveling with your Parents

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On April 1, 2014 2 Comments

When I tell people how much I’ve traveled with my mom (300,000+ miles so far—and counting!), I usually hear a shocked response along the lines of “How could… Read More »

Family Christmas in Los Angeles

In North America On December 24, 2013 0 Comments

Having grown up in Indiana, I have a lot of friends who could not imagine spending Christmas in a warm locale.  In 2009, my brother, sister-in-law, mom and… Read More »

Adjusting your Activities (and Expectations) when Planning a Trip with Mom or Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Travel Prep Resources On December 3, 2013 0 Comments

I’ve received several questions on the Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page which I’ll be addressing over the next couple of blogs.  One question came from MarshaB –… Read More »