Vacationing With Seniors

Everyone needs a vacation now and then, even senior citizens living at home or in an assisted living community. Interest in traveling seems to increase with age, and today’s technology makes it easy to travel with older individuals. With a bit of preparation and planning, vacationing with seniors is easy and highly rewarding. Mobility, medications, and documentation are the largest obstacles when vacationing with seniors. To make travel easier, plan to meet these challenges before you embark on your vacation. Pack wisely Make sure to bring enough medication to last longer than you plan to be away, just in case something delays your return. Pack a small bag to use as carry-on luggage or to place within reach inside your car. Inside that bag, place one day’s worth of medication, copies of prescriptions, tickets, visas and passports, extra eyeglasses and copy of prescription, a snack, a change of clothing, and a camera. Make sure you have plenty of available funds in your credit card


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