- Traveling with a Family Member with Dementia - Am I Crazy?! Kim Hegwood 21:20
My father was an air force pilot, so he thinks he can fly the plane. Okay. It’s been 50 or 60 years since you flew in the air force and you’re flying little bomber jets. These are massive commercial airliners. And we must make sure that it’s a direct flight. ~ Barbara Barrielle
If you have ever considered traveling with a family member with dementia you will need to listen to Kim Hegwood’s conversation with Travel Writer and Dementia Carer, Barbara Barrielle
Traveling with a Family Member with Dementia – Am I Crazy?!
1. Is it a good idea to travel with a family member with dementia?
2. What precautions must you take both en route and at the final destination?
3. Is traveling with an affected parent or family member worth it? They may not even remember.
4. Car versus plane travel, what to expect.
5. What should hotels, resorts, etc. know to welcome families with these needs. Are any doing it well?
How to Contact Barbara
Barbara Barrielle is a travel, wine, and lifestyle writer from Healdsburg, California, and has been published in AARP, Travel Awaits (for over 50), Northwest Travel and Life, The Easthampton Star, The Napa Valley Register, and many wine publications. She is also a filmmaker with several films in pre-production and a documentary on California wildfires making festival rounds. Recently, she is most proud of the obituary she wrote for her mother that captured her loving spirit perfectly
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