traveling with a catheter

READER QUESTION: Tips for Traveling with a Catheter

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On April 11, 2015 0 Comments

Mari Guerra asks: Hi, can you please guide me as how to prepare to travel abroad with my 80 year old father who had an enlarged prostate (catheter)… Read More »

Getting Diabetes Supplies through Airport Security

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions On February 8, 2015 0 Comments

Beyond airport considerations (which I’ll tackle next), the key to traveling with a diabetic parent is to keep a quick-acting source of glucose with you at all times… Read More »

Booking a Hotel if your Parent has Special Needs

In Hotels, Mobility Challenges On August 14, 2014 0 Comments

Before I finalize the decision on which city or country to visit with my octogenarian mom (and particularly before booking anything that’s nonrefundable), I always take a quick… Read More »

A little giggle – getting through airport security

In Humor On March 30, 2014 0 Comments

Story of my life every time I go through security at LAX (including my trip two weeks ago!).  I wanted to knock the dude in front of me out… Read More »

Travel Apps for Seniors

In Gadgets, Travel Prep Resources On January 21, 2014 0 Comments

Little late getting today’s post out! It’s Snowmageddon in NYC! Enjoy! Recommended Travel Apps for Seniors There are so many helpful apps available to help you stay in… Read More »

Getting through Security as Painlessly as Possible

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions, Travel Prep Resources On January 18, 2014 0 Comments

You’ve made all your reservations, packed your bags, and arrived at the airport well ahead of your scheduled departure time. One major hurdle remains: the dreaded security line…. Read More »

Traveling with Oxygen on an Airplane

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Travel Prep Resources On September 18, 2013 1 Comment

Richard Hine, a blog reader living in NYC, asks this question: “Can my mother, who requires oxygen full-time, travel on an airplane?” I’m delighted to report that yes,… Read More »

The Countdown: 14 Critical Trip Preparation Tasks for Traveling with an Aging Parent

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions On September 6, 2013 0 Comments

4–6 weeks before the trip 1. Take your parent for a medical checkup and review the trip and any special considerations with his or her doctor. (Note that… Read More »