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Get Fit NOW to Travel Later in Life!

In Destination Ideas, Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On May 10, 2017 Comments Off on Get Fit NOW to Travel Later in Life!

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 »

Flying with an Electric Wheelchair

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions, South America On June 18, 2016 Comments Off on Flying with an Electric Wheelchair

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 »

New Orleans says Good-bye to Jimmy Glickman

In New Orleans, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 21, 2016 Comments Off on New Orleans says Good-bye to Jimmy Glickman

In most of the places I’ve lived, death has always been a pretty somber affair. The requisite black attire, the hushed whispers, casseroles, lots of casseroles. Alas, things… 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 »

Book Review: Displacement by Lucy Knisley

In Cruises, Magazine Articles & Other Publications On January 9, 2016 Comments Off on Book Review: Displacement by Lucy Knisley

I just finished a graphic novel that I thought might interest Travel with Aging Parents readers: Displacement by Lucy Knisley. It’s a charming tale of our twentysomething writer… Read More »

Whiskey Tasting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

In North America, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On November 17, 2015 Comments Off on Whiskey Tasting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

A funny thing happened on the way to a whiskey tasting in Ft. Lauderdale…. Last month I attended my 1st TBEX (travel bloggers exchange) conference in Ft. Lauderdale,… Read More »

Stunning Scenery from Yellowstone National Park (video)

In North America On September 19, 2015 Comments Off on Stunning Scenery from Yellowstone National Park (video)

For our latest family vacation, we decided to explore Yellowstone National Park primarily in Wyoming (with a small bit straddling Montana and Idaho). We picked Yellowstone as it… 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 Comments Off on Reader Question: Overcoming the Guilt of NOT Wanting to Travel with your Parent

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 »

Buying vs Renting a Wheelchair

In Gadgets, Mobility Challenges, North America On August 2, 2015 Comments Off on Buying vs Renting a Wheelchair

Travel involving wheelchairs is a pretty common theme as I feel strongly that a parent’s inability to walk should not stop you from traveling together. Previous posts on… Read More »

Traveling with Incontinence

In Gadgets, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On July 30, 2015 Comments Off on Traveling with Incontinence

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 »