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Holiday destinations for older people

... Holiday destinations for older people Holiday, mobility, wheelchair, travel, insurance As people get older, they don't always fancy fighting with hordes of tourists for an inch of camera space. Sometimes a holiday should be just that a break, something different and a ...

Tips on choosing a holiday with parents

... Tips on choosing a holiday with parents holiday, mobility, medication, insurance, accommodation, A family holiday can be a joy or a nightmare, depending on whether we've decided upon the right location, accommodation, and remembered everything we need for the trip. ...

Travelling with a parent who has dementia

... Travelling with a parent who has dementia travel, dementia, Alzheimer's, holiday, insurance, There are over 100 different types of diagnosable dementia, from Alzheimer's to vascular dementia. Each individual will face differing symptoms which means their care will have to be tailored to ...

How to find the right travel insurance for your parent

... How to find the right travel insurance for your parent insurance, travel, money, holiday, safety Ashley Shepherd, Managing Director of Over50choices.co.uk, takes an in-depth look at the factors your parents should consider when choosing travel insurance, providing a helpful guide on how ...

Cruise review: recuperative, fun or a health challenge?

... Cruise review: recuperative, fun or a health challenge? balance, holiday, travel, medication, mobility We hear so many recommendations for cruises as a great holiday for our age group. We decided to take the plunge and see if they really do offer ...

Tips on buying travel insurance for medical conditions

... Tips on buying travel insurance for medical conditions insurance, money, holiday, safety, travel Having just been through the process of trying to buy travel insurance for someone who suffered a heart attack a couple of months ago, I'd like to add a few tips ...

Enjoying nature and the outdoors with a family member with dementia

... period or season, or to help trigger memories. Planned adventures People living with dementia and their carers can often feel that sharing a holiday with each other is something that can no longer be achievable. However, supported holidays allow carers and people living with dementia to ...

Tips for travelling with ageing parents

... Tips for travelling with ageing parents holiday, mobility, wheelchair, travel As our parents get older, we need to put some thought into the issues surrounding long-distance travel. We might be going on holiday together, or they might be travelling separately. Here are ...

Are films a form of reminiscence for ageing parents?

... because viewing the various clips of archive footage enabled her to share stories with me that I'd never heard before. She told me about holidays with her friends, playground games she used to play and details of her early married life. The films facilitated my grandma's recollections ...

Respecting my parents' wishes

... fell on a Saturday, so I booked some time off work to have a relaxed long weekend and this led nicely into my annual holiday to Cornwall which started on the Monday. Diary planned, party planned, holiday planned and mum was keeping me up-to-date with progress ...