Articles tagged with: Travel

Multi-Generational Vacations: Exploring our National Parks

Posted by: The Bristal

If you’ve been trying to plan a multi-generational road trip that involves grandparents, parents and kids – one of our country’s national parks just may be the answer. There are 392 of them scattered across the country. They offer ranger guided wildlife walks and scenic bus tours that might appeal to the seniors in the family. For the younger generation, hiking, biking, swimming, and more active pursuits are a part of most of our national parks.

A little known perk if you have a senior in the crowd.

Seniors can buy a lifetime Interagency Access Pass for $10. That entitles the … read more

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Tips when Traveling with a Loved One who has Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by: The Bristal

Planning is generally the key to having a relaxing, enjoyable summer vacation with family.

Planning is generally the key to having a relaxing, enjoyable summer vacation with family.

When a senior loved one who will be a part of this year’s trip has Alzheimer’s disease, adult children are often unsure about how to best prepare for the getaway. Keeping them safe when they are out of their familiar environment is one of the biggest challenges for Alzheimer’s caregivers. Managing difficult behaviors such as agitation is another. We thought it would help to pull together ten of the best tips … read more

Posted in: Alzheimer’s & Memory Care
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