My 84 year old mother lives with me and my wife. Thank God we have adult day care support during the week, since I work, and my wife needs the break during the days. On one of the weekends once or twice a month, I try to take my mother on an extended day trip driving 2 hours or so away, and it seems to be better for her than a short trip and sitting around in the living room with her AZ confusion all day. Has anyone else had this experience? Are there are pros or cons with such day trips versus being confused in the house? Clearly as the winter weather gets worse, it will be harder to do.