When (and How) to Talk to Your Hotel’s General Manager

Seek out your hotel’s manager as soon as you arrive. Here's why. By Shivani Vora A hotel’s general manager can make your stay at a property that much better, said Bettina Landt, general manager of  The White Elephant in Nantucket, Mass. But Ms. Landt, who has more than 20 years’ experience as a general manager,

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The Hottest Travel Destinations for Seniors

Unencumbered by work and kids, many retirees are upping their travel game. An analysis by Priceline found that boomers book the longest average length of stay on their vacations, relative to other age groups, and spend significantly more on flights and hotels than younger travelers. “Baby boomers are active travelers,” says Kevin O’Leary, senior

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Hire Help To Assist Older Travelers

These firms ensure that older parents or loved ones navigate the airport, are comfortable on a flight and arrive safely at their destination. Getty Images By MARY KANE, Associate Editor Kiplinger's Retirement Report For many older adults, retirement frees up time to travel, perhaps exploring places and sights long included on a bucket list. Or retirees

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Quadriplegic Man Helps Others With Disabilities Enjoy Boulder’s Trails

Topher Downham's trail guide is designed for any visitor, not just wheelchair users. It describes the level of accessibility for various trails and sites, the challenges a visitor will encounter on those trails, as well as the culture, history, and habitat of the area. Topher Downham wants everyone to enjoy the outdoor

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4 of the Best Wheelchair-Accessible Trails in U.S. National Parks

From rolling into the great, wide open to seeing gators up-close, these national park trails offer wheelchair users a variety of experiences. For wheelchair users, the great outdoors can often be a no-go. With frequent rough terrain and other unexpected barriers courtesy of Mother Nature, people with disabilities sometimes opt for

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Underwear for the problem no one wants to admit they have

The founder of Willow, a new line of sleek, direct-to-consumer underwear for those with incontinence, says startups underserve older generations. By Rina Raphael “It’s kind of a taboo topic,” Will Herlands says of his newest venture. “Understandably, people don’t like to talk about peeing in your pants.” He’s talking about adult incontinence—and while it

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11 Trips You Need to Take as Soon as You Retire

Getty Images/iStockphoto You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning. PATRICIA DOHERTY MARCH 22, 2017 No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end until you drag yourself back to work needing another week off. You are retired— and if you’re reading this, you probably love

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Scootaround’s Accessible Travel Guide

If you have a motion disability, it's essential to make sure you're fully prepared before you go on a trip. Not only will your trip run smoothly, but your well-earned vacation will also be stress-free. Regardless of whether you're traveling with a wheelchair, scooter or other mobility aid, our Accessible Travel Guide will help

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The Tablet Designed Just For Seniors

Enjoy a secure family network on a grandPad tablet, specifically designed for older adults that are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with technology. Put this lab-tested tech tool on your what-to-buy list: grandPad is a device specially designed to be used by seniors, who often feel left out of our Instagram world. Its

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