Caregiver Tips for Traveling With The Elderly


Caregiver Tips for Traveling With The Elderly  Jul 18, 2014 by Sarah Stevenson. Full story via link below

When traveling with seniors, all you need is a little extra preparation so that you and your loved ones can vacation in comfort—and worry-free. Travel can be one of the most rewarding experiences in our lifetime, whether the goal is to see the world or to visit long-distance friends and family.

1. Consult with a Doctor for Travel Approval and Tips
2. Arrange Special Services Ahead of Time
3. Research Medical Facilities at Your Destination
4. Prepare All Necessary Documentation and Identification
5. Provide a Way for Your Senior Loved One to Contact You
6. Pack Essential Items in a Bag That’s Easily Accessible
7. Pack as Lightly as Possible
8. When Possible, Maintain a Predictable Daily Routine
9. Plan for Breaks and Downtime in the Schedule
10. Plan a Schedule That Accommodates Your Loved One

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