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S-l-o-o-o-o-o-w Down when Traveling with your Parents

In Mobility Challenges, Multigenerational Travel On June 16, 2015 Comments Off on S-l-o-o-o-o-o-w Down when Traveling with your Parents

Growing up, I remember Dad waiting patiently for me as I was learning to walk. He never walked far enough ahead so I felt like I was behind… Read More »

Summer Packing Checklist

In Packing Suggestions On June 13, 2015 Comments Off on Summer Packing Checklist

As mom has gotten older, it’s gotten more difficult for her to pack for her trip. Well, that’s not quite right – she definitely packs her stuff –… Read More »

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Traveling with Pets and Aging Parents

In General Considerations, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On May 30, 2015 Comments Off on Traveling with Pets and Aging Parents

Although I grew up with pets (5 inside dogs and 3 outside, horses and two pet chickens), Mom and I don’t own any now. But lots of elderly… Read More »

Advice from Readers: What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On May 20, 2015 Comments Off on Advice from Readers: What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

I received a lot of comments from readers on my previous post “What to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help using the… Read More »

What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On May 14, 2015 Comments Off on What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

Obviously Mom and I have never had this challenge, but several people have asked what to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help… Read More »

What to do in Helena Montana

What to do in Helena Montana (Part 2)

In North America On May 10, 2015 Comments Off on What to do in Helena Montana (Part 2)

In Part 1 of what to do in Helena Montana, I recommended five sites to visit if you find yourself in Helena in the winter months (during summer,… Read More »

A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Need to Know, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 6, 2015 Comments Off on A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

When it comes to “must watch” TV, I admit I usually head over to CBS (NCIS) or AMC (The Walking Dead). However, my interest was piqued when I… Read More »

GUEST POST: Samujana Villas Thailand – HEAVEN for the whole Family!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Guest Posts On May 4, 2015 Comments Off on GUEST POST: Samujana Villas Thailand – HEAVEN for the whole Family!

What a wonderful story from Peter Minkoff on his vacation with his parents to Thailand. He is a free-spirited traveler and an occasional writer from Brisbane, Australia. He… Read More »

What to do in Helena Montana (Part 1)

In North America On April 26, 2015 Comments Off on What to do in Helena Montana (Part 1)

In my “real” job, I own a consulting and training company, Val Grubb & Associates, and I had a job in Helena, Montana last week. It was exciting… Read More »

How can I help YOU prepare to travel with an aging parent?

In Reader Questions On April 22, 2015 Comments Off on How can I help YOU prepare to travel with an aging parent?

The TWAP blog was founded on the idea of helping people continue (or start!) to travel with an aging parent even after they’ve reached an age where the… Read More »