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How to Keep Moving Even When You’re Strapped into an Airplane Seat

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 4, 2013 Comments Off on How to Keep Moving Even When You’re Strapped into an Airplane Seat

Long plane rides can be fun. The movies, the snacks, the interesting seatmates . . . you never know what might happen! But flights can also have downsides—particularly when… Read More »

GUEST POST – Traveling with Dad and his Dementia

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On September 27, 2013 Comments Off on GUEST POST – Traveling with Dad and his Dementia

For anyone whose parent is suffering from dementia, Jeannette’s stories of traveling with her dad are quite inspirational!  It made me feel “lucky” as I’ve only had to face… Read More »

Traveling with Oxygen on an Airplane

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Travel Prep Resources On September 18, 2013 Comments Off on Traveling with Oxygen on an Airplane

Richard Hine, a blog reader living in NYC, asks this question: “Can my mother, who requires oxygen full-time, travel on an airplane?” I’m delighted to report that yes,… Read More »

The Countdown: 14 Critical Trip Preparation Tasks for Traveling with an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions On September 6, 2013 Comments Off on The Countdown: 14 Critical Trip Preparation Tasks for Traveling with an Aging Parent

4–6 weeks before the trip 1. Take your parent for a medical checkup and review the trip and any special considerations with his or her doctor. (Note that… Read More »

GUEST POST: Traveling with Grandma

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On September 4, 2013 Comments Off on GUEST POST: Traveling with Grandma

Christine Wilson is a wife, mom of two young boys, and the Founder & CEO of MtoM Consulting, LLC. She and I have enjoyed working together to launch… Read More »

Top 11 Considerations when Selecting a Vacation Destination with Aging Parents

In General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On August 30, 2013 Comments Off on Top 11 Considerations when Selecting a Vacation Destination with Aging Parents

In travel, as in real estate, it’s all about the location. Involving your parent in selecting a location sets the perfect tone for your upcoming adventure: together you’ll… Read More »