You’d like to take dad on a cross-country trip so you can both reconnect with relatives you haven’t seen for a while. Dad is set in his ways and can be cranky at times, so getting him there comfortably is going to take some planning and preparation. Whether it’s by car, ship, plane or train, traveling with a senior should go much more smoothly when taking these steps.
Lately you’ve noticed some fresh dents on the bumpers of your parent's car. The last time you rode with your dad he ran a red light, and frankly mom’s never been a good driver. Is it time for them to turn over their car keys? Driving helps afford seniors the freedom and independence to age in place within the comfort of their own home, and that’s a goal that most of us have for our parents. But it’s a fact that elderly drivers are more likely to be involved in traffic accidents than others because of physical and cognitive changes like [...]