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Reader Question: Is an African safari safe for my 92-year-old Mom?

In Africa, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Hotels, Reader Questions On July 20, 2015 0 Comments

We really are lucky. We live in an age where there is very little holding us back from realizing our dreams, attacking our bucket lists, and experiencing the… Read More »

GUEST POST: Samujana Villas Thailand – HEAVEN for the whole Family!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Guest Posts On May 4, 2015 0 Comments

What a wonderful story from Peter Minkoff on his vacation with his parents to Thailand. He is a free-spirited traveler and an occasional writer from Brisbane, Australia. He… Read More »

Stay Active, Seniors!

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 19, 2013 0 Comments

Earlier this week, I shared my conversations with Jeanne Kelly and Jeffrey Dokken about their experiences conducting for Encore Creativity for Older Adults. This inspiring chorus program welcomes… Read More »

Singing Seniors: More on Encore

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 18, 2013 0 Comments

In yesterday’s post, I discussed Jeanne Kelly’s motivation for starting Encore Creativity for Older Adults. Here’s a snippet from one of Encore’s recent rehearsals—a sneak peek of what… Read More »

Staying Active Through Song

In Cruises, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Interviews w. Interesting People On December 17, 2013 0 Comments

A month after I launched this blog, I came across an article (in the “New Old Age” blog on the New York Times website) about community chorus groups… 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 »

How to Keep Moving Even When You’re Strapped into an Airplane Seat

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 4, 2013 2 Comments

Long plane rides can be fun. The movies, the snacks, the interesting seatmates . . . you never know what might happen! But flights can also have downsides—particularly when… Read More »