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Special Considerations when Traveling with Aging Parents

In Interviews w. Interesting People On March 27, 2014 2 Comments

INTERVIEW: Jeannette Franks, Gerontologist (Part 3) Drawing on her professional experience as a gerontologist and on her personal experience traveling with her father, Jeannette Franks has plenty of… Read More »

The Rewards of Traveling

In Interviews w. Interesting People On March 26, 2014 0 Comments

INTERVIEW: Jeannette Franks, Gerontologist (Part 2) Jeannette Franks has been working with aging populations for many years. Her approach emphasizes treating seniors with respect and compassion—and not underestimating… Read More »

“It’s a badge of honor to have grey hair!”

In Interviews w. Interesting People On March 25, 2014 0 Comments

INTERVIEW: Jeannette Franks, Gerontologist (Part 1) Last September I published a guest post by Jeannette Franks, a gerontologist in Washington State, in which she wrote about traveling with… Read More »

GUEST POST – Traveling with Dad and his Dementia

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On September 27, 2013 0 Comments

For anyone whose parent is suffering from dementia, Jeannette’s stories of traveling with her dad are quite inspirational!  It made me feel “lucky” as I’ve only had to face… Read More »