Tips for caregivers traveling with elderly, frail relatives

Tips for caregivers traveling with elderly, frail relatives

Nancy Powers had to adjust her travel routine when her best friend and travel partner, Phyllis Wesley, was diagnosed with a degenerative brain condition that affects her speech and comprehension.

Juggling bags and leaving her 61-year-old friend alone even for a second became too worrisome. Packing too much into a day became problematic.

“I’ve had to learn how to pace her and how to pace myself,” said Powers, 63, of Montgomery, Alabama.

Read the tips here: Seattle Times Caregiving