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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 Comments Off on Traveling With Aging Parents When You are Already their Caregiver

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 Comments Off on Senior-to-Senior Advice: Managing Conflict when Traveling with Family

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

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 »

Letting Go of Emotional Baggage: both yours AND your parents!!

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On April 20, 2016 Comments Off on Letting Go of Emotional Baggage: both yours AND your parents!!

I had a gentleman reach out via the Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page and ask me how to prepare for the emotional baggage that seems to accompany… Read More »

Activities the Whole Family can Do Together

In Multigenerational Travel, Packing Suggestions, Random Thoughts, Travel Prep Resources On February 27, 2016 Comments Off on Activities the Whole Family can Do Together

Planning activities the whole family can do together while on vacation is no easy task. Heck, even Mom and I don’t always agree about what we want to… Read More »

Your parents’ input matters even if you’re paying the bill

In Cruises, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On January 18, 2016 Comments Off on Your parents’ input matters even if you’re paying the bill

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 »

Make 2016 the Year You Travel with your Parents!

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On January 1, 2016 Comments Off on Make 2016 the Year You Travel with your Parents!

Make 2016 the year you travel with your parents! Because my dad was a corporate pilot and our whole family accompanied him on many trips (his bosses always… Read More »

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Why Traveling with an Aging Parent Matters

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On August 30, 2015 Comments Off on Why Traveling with an Aging Parent Matters

Father’s Day 2005 came and went like all others. My brother and I did the obligatory (but heartfelt!) card:               Who knew… Read More »

traveling with an aging parent

Why Traveling with an Aging Parent Matters

In Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On August 30, 2015 Comments Off on Why Traveling with an Aging Parent Matters

Father’s Day 2005 came and went like all others. My brother and I did the obligatory (but heartfelt!) card:               Who knew… Read More »

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Documenting the vacation for your parent: Journeys, Journals and Journaling

In Gadgets, Multigenerational Travel, Random Thoughts On August 17, 2015 Comments Off on Documenting the vacation for your parent: Journeys, Journals and Journaling

The other day, I ran into some friends that had just returned from touring Ireland and Scotland. I asked “What did you see while you were there?” They… Read More »