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GUEST POST – Best Places to Visit in Branson, MO with your Aging Parents

In Guest Posts, North America On June 6, 2014 0 Comments

Branson, Missouri holds a special place in my heart as it’s the last vacation my entire family took together before my father passed away unexpectedly less than a… Read More »

GUEST POST – Best Places to Visit in Branson, MO with your Aging Parents

In Guest Posts, North America On June 6, 2014 0 Comments

Branson, Missouri holds a special place in my heart as it’s the last vacation my entire family took together before my father passed away unexpectedly less than a… Read More »

Reader Question: Which Islands to Explore when Visiting Hawaii

In North America, Reader Questions On May 8, 2014 1 Comment

I received the following question from Ksenya: Dear Val – I’d like to take my mom and dad (69 and 70, reasonable health) to Hawaii and I’m somewhat… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly Cities: Boston, MA

In Mobility Challenges, North America On April 29, 2014 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 »

Mom’s Travel Tip (VIDEO): “just go for it!”

In Need to Know On April 22, 2014 2 Comments

I’m excited to say that mom and I are trying something new for the blog – we’re shooting VIDEO with Mom’s travel tips!  Now, I wouldn’t say we’re… Read More »

Reader Question: Funnest Travel Moments with Mom

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Europe, North America, Reader Questions On April 3, 2014 2 Comments

Karen Presley Cosse asked this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: “What are your funnest travel moments with Mom?”  I’ve decided to answer that… Read More »

Elephant kisses, petting tigers and fish spa-ing in Chiang Mai, Thailand

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations On February 13, 2014 0 Comments

This was definitely Mom’s favorite day in Chiang Mai (actually it was her favorite day in the two weeks we were on vacation!). Our first stop was Maesa… Read More »

Three Great Temples to Visit in Chiang Mai Thailand

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations On February 12, 2014 0 Comments

After a week with my brother, his wife, their 26-month old twins, and a live-in nanny, the walls started closing in on their “smallish” (for 7 anyway) Shanghai… Read More »

The Hell’s Angel in my Mother

In Humor On February 1, 2014 0 Comments

I saw this cartoon and IMMEDIATELY thought of mom!  Anyone else see the similarity?!?!