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traveling later in life

Get Fit NOW to Travel Later in Life!

In Destination Ideas, Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On May 10, 2017 0 Comments

Traveling the world, seeing all the exotic and far-flung countries you’ve always dreamed of is one of the most common dreams for retirement. You’ve got more time on your… Read More »

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 »

staying healthy while on the road

8 Tips for Staying Healthy While on the Road with an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On August 9, 2016 0 Comments

After a guest blog on travel insurance, it felt appropriate to follow it with blog on staying healthy on the road while traveling with an aging parent….enjoy! Getting… Read More »

Travel insurance for an aging parent

Finding Travel Insurance for an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know On August 1, 2016 0 Comments

Hi folks! I received a Guest Post submission from Fast Cover (insurance company) that I thought gave great advice on a really important topic: finding travel insurance for… Read More »

Flying with an Electric Wheelchair

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions, South America On June 18, 2016 1 Comment

I’m so excited for long-time friend of Travel with Aging Parents, MariF as she is traveling with her Mom to Costa Rica for the first time in August… Read More »

Reader Question: Long-Term Travel with Medications

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know, Reader Questions On December 10, 2015 0 Comments

One Travel with Aging Parents reader, Tim Penn, sent in a question asking about how to handle his parents’ medications during long-term travel (that is, a trip lasting… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Europe

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Reader Questions On November 15, 2015 0 Comments

One reader recently sent in this question: What are the best wheelchair-friendly cities in Europe?   You’re in luck: many European cities are very wheelchair friendly! Although some… Read More »

buying a wheelchair

Guest Post: Considerations when Buying a Wheelchair

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges On September 6, 2015 1 Comment

A few weeks back, I wrote a blog on buying vs. renting a wheelchair as I was considering purchasing a sturdy model for our upcoming trip to Yellowstone…. Read More »

Reader Question: Overcoming the Guilt of NOT Wanting to Travel with your Parent

In Europe, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know On August 10, 2015 0 Comments

I had a TWAP follower whom I’ll call “Susie” send me the following question: My daughter is spending a semester of college in Dublin, Ireland. My 84-year old… Read More »

Traveling with Incontinence

In Gadgets, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On July 30, 2015 0 Comments

Interestingly, I received two emails this week from TWAP followers asking the same question: Should I leave an aging parent at home if he or she suffers from… Read More »