buying a wheelchair

Guest Post: Considerations when Buying a Wheelchair

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges On September 6, 2015 3 Comments

A few weeks back, I wrote a blog on buying vs. renting a wheelchair as I was considering purchasing a sturdy model for our upcoming trip to Yellowstone…. Read More »

Buying vs Renting a Wheelchair

In Gadgets, Mobility Challenges, North America On August 2, 2015 3 Comments

Travel involving wheelchairs is a pretty common theme as I feel strongly that a parent’s inability to walk should not stop you from traveling together. Previous posts on… Read More »

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 »

Mom visits Manhattan for Indiana University Momentum magazine shoot – Day 1

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications On January 27, 2015 0 Comments

In the 17 years I’ve been living in New York, Mom has made a point of coming at least once a year to visit. However, since my brother… Read More »

Cool Sights in Toronto

In Mobility Challenges, North America On September 14, 2014 0 Comments

I had a wonderful time last week at the Toronto International Film Festival – sixteen movies in four days! Definitely my idea of a great vacation (although not… Read More »

Travel with Aging Parents Hits the One Year Mark!!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Contest, Random Thoughts On August 15, 2014 0 Comments

Travel with Aging Parents hitting the one year mark this month! I was a bit nostalgic and rolled through all 131 blogs from the past year and identified… 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: Tips for Enjoying a River Cruise with an Aging Parent

In Cruises, Europe, Reader Questions On July 29, 2014 0 Comments

In a previous post, I tackled Greg’s question about how to make the most of an ocean cruise with his 85-year-old father. I just received a similar question… Read More »

READER QUESTION: Angkor Wat Accessibility with Bad Ankles

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Mobility Challenges, Reader Questions On July 24, 2014 1 Comment

I received the following email from Andy regarding Angkor Wat accessibility: We are aging parents, and planning to visit Angkor Wat. I am unable to walk very far… Read More »

READER QUESTION: Overcoming a Parent’s Reluctance to Use a Wheelchair

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges On June 26, 2014 3 Comments

Sofia Lozano and her husband, Anand Ganesh, are taking his parents to San Diego over the Fourth of July weekend, and she asked for advice on two topics:… Read More »