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 »

Additional Frivolity (all caught on camera!) for Indiana University Momentum magazine shoot

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On January 28, 2015 0 Comments

My alma mater, Indiana University, publishes Momentum magazine which spotlights 2-3 alumni in each issue. I was delighted (and humbled) when they reached out to do a feature… 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 »

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 »

Reader Question: Tips for Enjoying an Ocean Cruise with Your Parent

In Cruises, Reader Questions On June 19, 2014 0 Comments

Greg H sent me an e-mail asking how to ensure that his 85-year-old father has a great time (and can participate in activities) on a cruise they’re taking… Read More »

Wheelchair-Friendly National Parks

In Mobility Challenges, North America On May 29, 2014 1 Comment

As I’ve been researching wheelchair-friendly destinations in the US, it’s been interesting to see which ones earn a spot on my list. As I discussed in previous posts,… Read More »

Reader Question: Electric Wheelchair Rentals

In Gadgets, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On December 27, 2013 1 Comment

Birgitta posted the following question on my Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page: Is it possible to rent electric wheelchairs or carts in Sweden? I have a friend… Read More »