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About Nancy Parode

Nancy Parode launched her freelance writing career in 2005, but she has been traveling, observing and writing for most of her life. Nancy shares her senior travel tips and itinerary ideas as About.com's Expert on Senior and Baby Boomer Travel. She has written for print magazines and travel websites and has been featured on WRVO Public Media's "Take Care" radio show and BlogTalkRadio's "Transformed Traveler" show.
Latest Posts | By Nancy Parode
4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn
4 years ago

4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn

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Learning is a lifelong process and today’s travelers are combining learning with travel as never before. When it comes to senior travel, learning vacations offer opportunities to expand horizons, make new friends and stay mentally and physically fit.  Women can choose from many senior travel programs that include fun, enjoyable learning opportunities. Read More

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone
4 years ago

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone

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There was a time when solo travel for women was unheard of. Well, not anymore!

Baby boomer women today are challenging stereotypes and living life on their own terms. They are exploring the world, even if they don’t have someone to travel with. Read More

How to Compare Senior Travel Insurance Programs
4 years ago

How to Compare Senior Travel Insurance Programs

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You may have read that travel insurance isn’t worth the cost. This might be true for younger travelers, but for people our age, senior travel insurance can provide peace of mind and assistance when we need it most. Let’s take a closer look at senior travel insurance coverage and the best ways to compare policies. Read More

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren
4 years ago

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren

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If you are lucky enough to have grandkids, then you know how rewarding – and a frustrating – spending time with them can be. At their best, grandkids are a source of constant amusement and inspiration. At their worst, grandkids can turn a family outing into a family feud. Read More

6 Top Sites for Cheap Airline Tickets for Seniors
5 years ago

6 Top Sites for Cheap Airline Tickets for Seniors

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In this age of online booking, is there still a way for seniors to find cheap airline tickets? Read More

Medical Tourism: What Seniors Need to Know
5 years ago

Medical Tourism: What Seniors Need to Know

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With medical costs on the rise, seniors are looking for alternatives to save money without sacrificing their health. One such option is medical tourism. In this article, we will explore some of the factors to consider when you are deciding whether to travel abroad for a procedure. Of course, everyone’s situation is different, so, you should check with your doctor before making any final decisions. Read More

Our Favorite Travel Sites for Women Over 60
5 years ago

Our Favorite Travel Sites for Women Over 60

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Many women over 60 look forward to traveling, but aren’t sure whether traveling independently is the best option for them. Will it be difficult to meet new people? Stay safe? Stick to a travel budget?

Sometimes the best way to find answers to travel questions is to visit trusted travel websites. Top travel websites offer practical, road-tested travel tips, vacation suggestions and travel health and safety information. Women who want to travel often prefer getting advice from other women who travel in order to plan trips that will be both fulfilling and comfortable. With that in mind, here are some of our favorite travel websites for women over 60: Read More

Are All-Inclusive Vacations Really a Good Deal? Sixty and Me Investigates!
5 years ago

Are All-Inclusive Vacations Really a Good Deal? Sixty and Me Investigates!

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What are all-inclusive vacations? In reality, there are many different ways to define “all-inclusive,” which presents travelers with a challenge. Read More

Senior Travel: How to Find Travel Insurance Over 65
5 years ago

Senior Travel: How to Find Travel Insurance Over 65

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You may have discovered the awful truth. Travel insurance premiums shoot up once you pass your 60th birthday, and some insurance companies won’t cover you at all. Read More

Singles Cruises for Seniors? Too Much Fun, or Too Much Hassle?
5 years ago

Singles Cruises for Seniors? Too Much Fun, or Too Much Hassle?

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It’s no secret – many seniors love cruise vacations. The convenience, onboard activities, shore excursions and personalized service make cruises particularly popular with mature travelers. Read More