Category Archive for "Travel"

New Old Age: Caregiving From Another Continent

Apr 10 2013

I wanted to share these accounts of caregiving, that New Old Age featured, from the other side of the world.  Could you…

CNN: Boomers: Age Against The Machine

Dec 12 2012

 Here's an article worth sharing… Caregiver lives rerouted yet enriched by aging parents By Sarah LeTrent, CNN (CNN) – As the more than 76…

Caregivers’ Concerns About Older Adults Driving and What to Do About It

Sep 26 2012

 More solid information from Caring.com:  Worried about an older adult's driving skills? You're not alone. Here's how to approach this sensitive issue. By Connie…

AARP: 9 Questions to Ask Before You Relocate

Sep 12 2012

Are you or your loved ones thinking about moving to retire?  The AAPR poses some questions to think about. 9 Questions to…

Think Tank Ranks 10 Best Cities for Aging in Place

Aug 23 2012

Even though Chicago did not make the list, I think this is still worth sharing.  We personally think Chicago is a great…

State Driving Laws in Illinois

Aug 21 2012

 With the start of a new season coming up, I think it's a good time to look at the driving laws specific…

The 7 Most Ridiculous Airport and Flight Charges

Aug 10 2012

Since August seems to have become synonymous with vacation and with the end of summer on our heels, I thought it was time…

O’Hare to test simpler screenings for elderly passengers

Mar 28 2012

I'm happy to share an article with good news for traveling seniors from The Chicago Tribune. Less-stringent measures will be offered to passengers…

The New Old Age: A Contract to Stop Driving

Mar 08 2012

I'm sure as caregivers you can relate this article… A Contract to Stop Driving By PAULA SPAN The continuing battles over car keys — including how…

New Transportation Alternative for 60+ on the North Side

May 07 2009

I just learned about a new service for seniors who need transportation.  And transportation is one of the major keys to independence. …