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Vacationing with Smart Phones and Cell Phones: Staying in Touch without Going Broke (Part 1)

In Gadgets, Travel Prep Resources On February 25, 2014 0 Comments

Although I would love to disconnect completely while on vacation, running my own consulting and training company means I can’t go totally offline. But I do try to… Read More »

Reader Question: Medication Lost or Stolen while Traveling

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions On February 4, 2014 0 Comments

Birgitta posted the following question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: What do I do in the unlikely event my parents’ medication (or even mine) is… 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 »

Adjusting your Activities (and Expectations) when Planning a Trip with Mom or Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Travel Prep Resources On December 3, 2013 0 Comments

I’ve received several questions on the Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page which I’ll be addressing over the next couple of blogs. One question came from MarshaB –… Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 2): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

In Hotels, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On November 21, 2013 0 Comments

Any trip requires preparation, and when one of the travelers is an aging parent who might have mobility issues or other needs, some extra preparations may be required…. Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 1): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

In Gadgets, Hotels, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On November 19, 2013 0 Comments

Mom’s mobility has decreased in recent years (during our last couple of trips together, she had to rely on a wheelchair for any long-distance travel), so when planning… Read More »

Packing Prep (Part 1): Medical Supplies

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Packing Suggestions On November 14, 2013 0 Comments

I noticed when mom turned 76 or 77, she started having challenges packing her suitcase for our trips together. Unfortunately, I found this out the hard way in… Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 2): Dr. Zeiger, Travel Medicine Specialist

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On October 31, 2013 0 Comments

Welcome to the second part of my interview with Dr. Douglas Zeiger, a travel medicine specialist! (See part 1 of our interview here.) I’ve found his medical advice invaluable… Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 1): Dr. Zeiger, Travel Medicine Specialist

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On October 29, 2013 0 Comments

I recently received this question from a reader: “What is a travel medicine specialist, and why should I see one?” A visit to a travel medicine specialist (also… Read More »

GUEST POST – Travel with an elderly parent is possible, and also quite fun!

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Travel Prep Resources On October 24, 2013 0 Comments

Pam LeBlanc does more exercise before breakfast than I do in a week!  She is truly a fitness inspiration and her story of how to plan a trip with her… Read More »