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GUEST POST: Seven Easy Chair Exercises to do While Traveling

In Contest, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On May 22, 2014 Comments Off on GUEST POST: Seven Easy Chair Exercises to do While Traveling

In conjunction with the Cascade Fitness giveaway, ChairMaster’s fitness consultant Sally Rodich designed seven exercises to do while traveling to help us stay limber and up for all… Read More »

After the Vacation: Getting Back in the Swing of Things

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On April 15, 2014 Comments Off on After the Vacation: Getting Back in the Swing of Things

As fun as travel is, getting back in the swing of things following vacation can be tough—especially when travel with aging parents is involved. I’ve felt the full… Read More »

Letting Go of Emotional Baggage when Traveling with your Parents

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On April 1, 2014 Comments Off on Letting Go of Emotional Baggage when Traveling with your Parents

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 »

Reader Question: Traveling with a Chronic Disease

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On March 18, 2014 Comments Off on Reader Question: Traveling with a Chronic Disease

Fusun Dulger Charles posted this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: “How can people travel when they have a chronic disease and really don’t… Read More »

Val’s Top 6 Safety Recommendations While Traveling

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions, Travel Prep Resources On March 11, 2014 Comments Off on Val’s Top 6 Safety Recommendations While Traveling

I’ve read a lot of posts recently on how to protect yourself while traveling and decided to compile my Top 6 recommendations.  There are of course a myriad… Read More »

Assisted Vacation

INTERVIEW: Thomas Stern of Assisted Vacation (Part 2)

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People, Mobility Challenges, Travel Prep Resources On February 20, 2014 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Thomas Stern of Assisted Vacation (Part 2)

As our family members age, mobility limitations and health issues can present new challenges to traveling. That’s not to say that travel with aging parents is impossible under… Read More »

Assisted Vacation

INTERVIEW: Thomas Stern of Assisted Vacation (Part 1)

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People, Mobility Challenges, Travel Prep Resources On February 19, 2014 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Thomas Stern of Assisted Vacation (Part 1)

INTERVIEW (Part 1): Thomas Stern of Assisted Vacation I’ve been traveling around the world with my mom for two decades. During that time we’ve visited Australia, England, China,… Read More »

Reader Question: Medication Lost or Stolen while Traveling

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions On February 4, 2014 Comments Off on Reader Question: Medication Lost or Stolen while Traveling

Birgitta posted the following question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: What do I do in the unlikely event my parents’ medication (or even mine) is… Read More »

Getting through Security as Painlessly as Possible

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions, Travel Prep Resources On January 18, 2014 Comments Off on Getting through Security as Painlessly as Possible

You’ve made all your reservations, packed your bags, and arrived at the airport well ahead of your scheduled departure time. One major hurdle remains: the dreaded security line…. Read More »

Reader Question: Electric Wheelchair Rentals

In Gadgets, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On December 27, 2013 Comments Off on Reader Question: Electric Wheelchair Rentals

Birgitta posted the following question on my Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page: Is it possible to rent electric wheelchairs or carts in Sweden? I have a friend… Read More »