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The 15 Golden Rules of Airplane Etiquette

After almost three years of COVID-dampened demand, flying is back in force at levels that haven’t been seen since before the pandemic began. This has not only caused flight disruptions. There has been a spike in unruly or misbehaving passenger reports, making flying a little tense. While some actions are not against an airline’s posted […]

Dealing with Canceled Flights

You’re all ready to go on your first real vacation since the pandemic started. Everything is set, and you’re on your way to the airport. You park, hop out of the car, then get a buzz on your phone. It’s bad news. For whatever reason, your flight is canceled. Now what? This scenario is a […]

Protecting Your Vacation from Flight Disruptions

Travel is beginning to reach levels we haven’t seen since before COVID-19, and with that comes uncertainty. These issues had been predicted, but the scale of the travel disruptions has been staggering. Thousands of flights were canceled July 4th weekend alone, stranding millions of passengers. These issues are expected to continue throughout the summer and […]

Ways Seniors Can Save on Travel

From the Author: The first time my wife and I were in Paris, we were having dinner at Le Comptoir du Relais when the couple at the table next to us recognized our accents. As we struck up a conversation, we learned they lived only about an hour away from us, then we combined our […]

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Traveling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic brought many things to a grinding halt, and one of the industries hit the hardest was the travel and hospitality industry. With several counties, states, and countries locked down, people couldn’t travel, whether that was to the beach or to the far-flung corners of the world. Thankfully, through the efforts of people […]

Camping Tips for Seniors

Camping has always been a popular trip option. After all, there’s nothing quite like getting into the great outdoors, and this is true now more than ever in a COVID world. Whether you’re not vaccinated yet, or you’re just not comfortable going on vacation to a crowded tourist destination, camping is an excellent COVID-safe vacation […]

What is Dual Citizenship?

If you were born in the United States, you may have only ever thought of yourself as American. But one of the beautiful things of our country is that our differing backgrounds build a rich tapestry of the world — often called the Great American Melting Pot (for you School House Rock fans out there). […]

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Medicareful Travel: Senior Trip to Las Vegas

We love traveling at Medicareful Living. It can expand your perspective, keep you learning and active, and create memories that last a lifetime. However, a big journey can be daunting without help. We want to be that help, making sure you don’t miss a thing while you’re exploring this wide world we call home. Throughout […]

Ways to Observe the End of the Civil War

April 9, 1865 is considered by most to mark the end of the American Civil War — though technically it wouldn’t formally conclude until 16 months later. This conflict brought our country to the brink of collapse, and had brother killing brother in fields from Pennsylvania to Louisiana. Over the course of four years, over […]

No Plans for Valentine’s Day? Here Are 5 Last-Minute Ideas

February 14 is Valentine’s Day! If you don’t have anything planned or purchased for your loved one yet, don’t panic! A day is more than enough time to plan a breathtaking Valentine’s Day for the person you love. While there may not be enough time to buy something and have it shipped, with enough planning, […]