Travelling by plane with elderly parents can be difficult and stressful. Due to the new regulations and security measures we now face when travelling, preparation is vital. We have compiled a couple of resources that can help make your travels easier.
Agingcare.com takes an in-depth look at traveling with the elderly. They talk about the many things you can do to plan ahead such as requesting special services, preparing the necessary documents and planning for security checkpoints.
The New York Times featured an article that goes into detail about booking flights, getting to the airport and checking in your elderly loved ones.
Caregiving Solutions explores traveling with the elderly and disabled. This resource focuses on issues such as medical clearance and certain medical devices that may impact your travels.
The AARP has a blog that provides tips for when your elderly loved ones travel alone. They put an emphasis on preparation and reserving the proper assistance.
If your loved ones are travelling for an extended period of time they can bring their LifeStation Medical Alert System with them. Just call LifeStation Customer Service so we know where you will be.