Tag «Travel»

Car Game Family Fun With Grandma

My grandkids and I had a great time talking. Then the wiggly-gigglies set in. “Time for a Grandma game,” I thought. Animal Alphabet! We had a blast playing…

Travel Tips: Stairs!

Summer time often means travel time. This includes those of us providing senior home care for our aging parents. Here’s a vital tip to help at hotels and motels.

Boomers And Seniors Blog Carnival – March 17, 2009

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s a perfect day for us to head for a carnival. What’s that? Is it raining or snowing where you live? No worries. Our carnival is right here on the internet. At the carnival you’ll find all sorts of information specific to Baby Boomers and Senior Citizens. You’ll find things to …

Lists are Our Friends! – Travel Tip for the Sandwich Generation

Traveling – whether by car, boat, train, or plane – generally requires plenty of packing. I do it frequently and have a pretty good routine. Even so, on my last trip, I forgot several key items. Why? Because I was so busy and interrupted so often, I forgot to follow my most important rule. Make …

10 Travel Tips for the Sandwich Generation

1. Bring an empty water bottle to fill up at the airport, after you pass security. That can save you a bundle. Be aware, however, that a few airports have poor quality water. So tuck in a few extra dollars for a water bottle, just in case. 2. Bring your own pillow . It’s cleaner, …

…To Grandmother’s House We Go

Over the hills and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go… During the holidays many adult children go home for Christmas. Parents and grandparents also may leave home to visit their adult children. I’ve enjoyed both these types of visits. In November, I wrote some tips for “taking home with you” as you travel, …

Take a Bit of Home on Your Travels

Many Sandwich Generation caregivers have to juggle caregiving responsibilities with travel. Whether it is for personal reasons or business, travel is hard work and in this economy it’s getting harder every day. I’m always looking for good travel solutions to help make things a bit easier. Whenever possible, once I’ve landed (all my trips tend …

JOTT is great for caregivers, grandparents, all of us!

NOTE: The Jott service has been discontinued. Instead, I either call myself and leave a voicemail OR I use my iPhone app, AudioMemos. 🙂 There is a wonderful service out there to help all of us who don’t have perfect memories! That is DEFNITELY me! It is called Jott. It offers quite a bit, but …