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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A quick guide to the Senior Railcard and Disabled Persons Railcard

... A quick guide to the Senior Railcard and Disabled Persons Railcard TRAVEL, MOBILITY, RAILCARD, DISCOUNTS Older and disabled people are amongst those who can enjoy discounts on travelling by train by taking up railcard offers. Northern Rail has created this quick guide to the benefits ...

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 ...

Improvements in accessibility in public transport

... Improvements in accessibility in public transport TRAVEL, MOBILITY, DISABILITY, PUBLIC TRANSPORT, BUSES Public transport becomes more important to people who give up driving or can no longer walk far. How are public transport providers meeting the challenge of supporting older passengers and those with ...

How to choose the right mobility scooter

... How to choose the right mobility scooter mobility, insurance, travel, independence When a parent begins to have issues with their mobility it can be a hard thing for them to accept and adjust to. If they're having trouble getting out and about unaided it may ...

What to put on your bucket list?

... What to put on your bucket list? RETIREMENT, LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, HOBBIES, COMMUNITY Written by Kathy Lawrence Lists of inspiring things to do in a lifetime become hugely popular. A survey asked older people what they would suggest for their younger family and friends ...

Review: The Hilton on Park Lane

... Review: The Hilton on Park Lane HOTELS, TRAVEL, RESTAURANTS, MOBILITY Written by Kathy Lawrence We're always looking for opportunities for families to enjoy time together, so when the Hilton on Park Lane invited us to see what's on offer for the "silver" ...