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Travel Medical Insurance: Yea or Nay?

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 15, 2013 0 Comments

A reader asks, “Is it a good idea to purchase travel medical insurance for international travel?” First, don’t assume that your usual health insurance will provide adequate coverage… Read More »

Mom’s preparations for Russia…..

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Travel Prep Resources On September 24, 2013 2 Comments

I was catching mom up on the Russia trip plans when she ran downstairs (ok, she didn’t run, but she is quite fast with that cane) and came… 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 »

Top 11 Considerations when Selecting a Vacation Destination with Aging Parents

In General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On August 30, 2013 0 Comments

In travel, as in real estate, it’s all about the location. Involving your parent in selecting a location sets the perfect tone for your upcoming adventure: together you’ll… Read More »

Russia Trip Planning – Blog #1

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Cruises On August 8, 2013 0 Comments

Based on mom’s request to tour Russia for our 2014 family vacation, I identified Moscow and St. Petersburg as the two main cities for us to visit.  If… Read More »