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Wheelchair-Friendly National Parks

In Mobility Challenges, North America On May 29, 2014 Comments Off on Wheelchair-Friendly National Parks

As I’ve been researching wheelchair-friendly destinations in the US, it’s been interesting to see which ones earn a spot on my list. As I discussed in previous posts,… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Las Vegas, Nevada

In Mobility Challenges, North America On May 13, 2014 Comments Off on Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Las Vegas, Nevada

If you’re planning a trip for the winter months and the thought of shivering in Chicago, Boston, or even Washington, DC, has you thinking about staying home instead,… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Washington, DC

In Mobility Challenges, North America On May 6, 2014 Comments Off on Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Washington, DC

Unlike the large metropolises of Chicago and Boston, Washington, DC, has the feel of a small town but all the amenities of a big city. It’s a great… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Boston, MA

In Mobility Challenges, North America On April 29, 2014 Comments Off on Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Boston, MA

Like Chicago (which I highlighted last week), Boston also has a great reputation among wheelchair-friendly cities. The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism website features an incredible amount… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Chicago, IL

In Mobility Challenges On April 24, 2014 Comments Off on Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Chicago, IL

Chicago  consistently appears on lists of America’s most wheelchair-friendly cities, and for good reason: the city has put a lot of care and planning into making itself accessible… Read More »

Don’t Let a Wheelchair Hold You Back!

In Mobility Challenges On April 23, 2014 Comments Off on Don’t Let a Wheelchair Hold You Back!

If you read my blog regularly, you know that Mom and I get around a lot! We’ve traveled all over the world! Some of our recent big trips… 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: 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 »