Traveling with your elderly relative is often nixed out of hand.
Sure, we may have to make some adjustments since as we age we are less likely to get around as easily as when younger. However, they are still able to visit, to reminisce, and to enjoy family and travel destinations. In fact, socializing with friends and family, exploring and generally enjoying life is what keeps us feeling like a human. It makes us feel worthy and happy.
When left to sit at home, most people are more likely to deteriorate and require more medications and more assistance. When senior family members are included, their physical health as well as their mental health, is vastly improved. Oftentimes, they are able to maintain mobility longer and are less likely to suffer dementia issues.