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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 »

READER QUESTION: Navigating Disney’s Castaway Cay

In Cruises On September 18, 2014 Comments Off on READER QUESTION: Navigating Disney’s Castaway Cay

JodieW is leaving from Miami for a cruise through the Caribbean over Thanksgiving. She indicated she has some trouble walking and she posted the following question: Do you… Read More »

READER QUESTION: Tips for Enjoying a River Cruise with an Aging Parent

In Cruises, Europe, Reader Questions On July 29, 2014 Comments Off on READER QUESTION: Tips for Enjoying a River Cruise with an Aging Parent

In a previous post, I tackled Greg’s question about how to make the most of an ocean cruise with his 85-year-old father. I just received a similar question… Read More »

Reader Question: Tips for Enjoying an Ocean Cruise with Your Parent

In Cruises, Reader Questions On June 19, 2014 Comments Off on Reader Question: Tips for Enjoying an Ocean Cruise with Your Parent

Greg H sent me an e-mail asking how to ensure that his 85-year-old father has a great time (and can participate in activities) on a cruise they’re taking… Read More »

Staying Active Through Song

In Cruises, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 17, 2013 Comments Off on Staying Active Through Song

A month after I launched this blog, I came across an article (in the “New Old Age” blog on the New York Times website) about community chorus groups… Read More »

The BEST cruise I’ve taken with mom: Alaska!!

In Cruises, North America On November 5, 2013 Comments Off on The BEST cruise I’ve taken with mom: Alaska!!

I know, I know, how many times have you heard that Alaska is a “great” place to do a cruise?  And yet, for some reason, it just never appealed to… Read More »

Russia Trip Planning – Blog #1

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Cruises On August 8, 2013 Comments Off on Russia Trip Planning – Blog #1

Based on mom’s request to tour Russia for our 2014 family vacation, I identified Moscow and St. Petersburg as the two main cities for us to visit.  If… Read More »