flying with an aging dog and an aging parent

Flying with an Aging Dog and an Aging Parent

In Guest Posts, Traveling with Pets On March 8, 2017 2 Comments

Flying with an aging dog or an aging parent can prove challenging individually. But what about flying with an aging dog and an aging parent? This is the… Read More »

Reader Question: Taking a Road Trip with Aging Parents

In North America, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On July 12, 2015 0 Comments

TWAP friend SusanE contacted me for tips on how to tackle the 24-hour drive from Sacramento, CA to Oklahoma City, OK with her 78-year old mom on board…. Read More »

Summer Packing Checklist

In Packing Suggestions On June 13, 2015 2 Comments

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 »

stop overpacking

READER QUESTION: “How can I stop overpacking?”

In Packing Suggestions, Reader Questions On April 8, 2015 0 Comments

Debbie in Atlanta asked: I end up overpacking for every trip and that rubs off on Mom as I’m helping her get ready too. How can I stop… 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 »

Preparing for Flight Delays

In Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On February 2, 2015 0 Comments

In honor of my 7-hour (and counting) delay returning home to NYC after a weekend in Ann Arbor, Michigan, I decided to tackle the critical topic of preparing… Read More »

My Carry On Must Haves

In Packing Suggestions On December 30, 2014 0 Comments

I have learnt that I am incapable of packing the right amount of clothing, probably because I start 10 minutes before I’m supposed to leave. —Marcus Brigstocke  … 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 »

Reader Question: How much Luggage should I Bring on a Trip?

In Packing Suggestions, Travel Prep Resources On March 6, 2014 1 Comment

Carla de la Tour posted this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents, “How much luggage do you take on a week-long trip, and what do you pack… Read More »

Reader Question: Tips for Travel Beginners

In North America, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On December 12, 2013 0 Comments

Last week, I answered a question posted to the Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page by Marsha, who wanted suggestions for planning a trip with her mother, who… Read More »