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Traveling With Aging Parents When You are Already their Caregiver

In Guest Posts, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On January 30, 2017 0 Comments

You stop by your mother’s apartment weekly to fill her pill box because she gets confused so easily.  You take your Dad to every medical appointment because he… Read More »

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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 »

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Seniors-to-Senior Advice: What do you like most about traveling with your adult children?

In Multigenerational Travel, Planes, Canes, and Automobiles On November 14, 2016 0 Comments

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. —Mark Twain That… Read More »

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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 »

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 »

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READER QUESTION: Tips for Traveling with a Catheter

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On April 11, 2015 0 Comments

Mari Guerra asks: Hi, can you please guide me as how to prepare to travel abroad with my 80 year old father who had an enlarged prostate (catheter)… Read More »

Is it reasonable to expect grandparents to babysit while on vacation?

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On April 1, 2015 0 Comments

The final chapter in my book Planes, Canes, and Automobiles: Connecting with Your Aging Parents Through Travel (publish date 10/6/15) compiles survey results from seniors who answered questions… 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 »

Cash or Credit Cards when Traveling Overseas

In Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On November 19, 2014 0 Comments

Tom from North Carolina is taking his father to Italy and he asked: Should I use cash or credit cards when traveling overseas? And what precautions do I… 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 »