6 tips for older adults to travel safely

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Before taking off for parts unknown, people over 50 can take steps to ensure their excursions are as safe as they are memorable. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – One of the perks of getting older is having more time to devote to recreation and traveling. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are roughly 52 million people who are age 65 or older in the United States. With a $1.6 trillion total net worth, older adults spend more on groceries, pharmaceutical items and travel and leisure than any other demographic. Age does not have to restrict one’s ability to travel, and with age comes experience and more opportunities to enjoy travel. Before taking off for parts unknown, people over 50 can take steps to ensure their excursions are as safe as they are memorable. Consider risk. The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 taught the world that situations can change rapidly. Before booking any travel, weigh the risks and the benefits
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