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Kathy Shoaf

Kathy Shoaf

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Elite Supported Senior Cruise
Eastern Caribbean Jan 12-19, 2019


Are you Looking for the PERFECT Solution to the Holiday Gift Delena?
How about a Caribbean Cruise?

Comes with Caregiver Respite Sessions, Relaxation, Custom Group Events, Interactive Conference AND a GUARANTEE of NO SNOW!

Clients And Their Care Partners Who Have:

Heart Disease, Dementia, Diabetes, MS, Parkinson's, Arthritis, CVA, Weakness, Cancer, Slow Walkers, COPD, and those that simply need a little bit of additional assistance... are perfect for our cruise group.

Let's Learn to LIVE WELL...

Conference topics will address and include:

  • Positive Options to Delay and Overcome Cognitive Impairment
  • Living Life to the Fullest
  • RN Support
  • Caregiver Respite Sessions
  • Custom Private Events
  • Pre-Cruise Group Hotel
  • Group Dinner Seating

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Dr. Fran Morris

Our Keynote Speaker:


Founder, President, Mind Your Memories, Inc.

Frances J. Morris, Ph.D. (Dr Fran) has worked in human cognition since the 1970s as an Associate Professor with the University of Kentucky. Her PhD from the University of Kentucky, Studies in Higher Education, is in the Science of Education, the science of how we learn. When we learn we are making memories. Dr. Morris became interested in the theory of neuroplasticity and the related brain exercises which stimulated the senses & how they could improve memory. After much research Dr Fran developed the unique Morris Memory Enhancement Program®. Dr. Fran has made great strides in her one-on-one and group work with people experiencing Alzheimer’s/dementia; clients have experienced:


She also uses these principles as the basis for her very popular work with Boomers experiencing “Saggy Brain Syndrome”, as well as with the program for menopausal women experiencing “Foggy Brain Syndrome”, etc.

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The perfect holiday gift...Provide your loved one with memories, relaxation, sun, caregiver respite sessions, Sr. Zumba, interactive conference and many private group events.
We provide the Gift wrap and the Bow.
(Holiday gifts in every cabin)
Multi-Generational Family Event

RN Accompanied Accessible Cruise
7-days Round trip from Ft Lauderdale FL

Holland America Oosterdam Jan 12-19, 2019

Clients and their care partners who have:
Heart disease, Dementia, MS, Parkinson's, Arthritis, CVA, Weakness, Slow Walkers, COPD, and those that simply need a little bit of additional assistance... are perfect for our cruise group.
(Power scooters available to rent for the cruise be delivered to the cabin)

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Call (219) 608-2002 for details and booking.
Reserve your cabins prior to Nov. 1, 2018, for early booking bonuses.

Specials include:
FREE Beverage Package
1/2 OFF Deposits
Reduced rate for a 3rd and 4th person in the cabin.
Pinnacle Grill dinner for 2.

Holland America Line

It is Time to Enjoy Life!

Accessible accommodations prepared for all mobility issues.
Oxygen, Hospital Beds, Hoyer lifts, Lift Recliners, Bed wedge, Scooters, Power Wheelchairs, transport chairs and more.

Cruise Ship  Holland America Food

  1. RNs and geriatric care professionals will lead a dedicated cruise support team from Elite Cruises And Vacations LLC.
  2. Senior-Friendly activities and social events specifically geared to our group.
  3. Daily Senior Zumba with Loretta
  4. Respite sessions for caregivers will be included with the conference
  5. Interactive conference topics created to "Enjoy Life"
    + "Living Well with Dementia"
    + "Diabetes and a Great Life"
    + Mobility safety… Live safe, Be safe… Enjoy
    + Capture Life’s best and simplest memories with pictures.
    + Overcome the obstacles and Keep going.
  6. Daily agenda of activities to be incorporated with the daily activity schedule of Holland America Cruise Line.
  7. Private Group Welcome cocktail party.
  8. Group dinner seating available every evening.
  9. Optional group shore excursions in each port escorted by a staff member. (shore excursions are at an additional cost)
  10. Pre-cruise group hotel with Cruise Support Team staff to meet and greet you upon arrival and manage transportation to the cruise departure port. (hotel at additional cost)
  11. Accessible accommodations and mobility assistance.


Arrangements made for assistive devices as requested on a per item rental basis, delivered to and picked up from the ship; scooters, power wheelchairs, power recliners, etc.

All cabins on the ship can be retrofitted to be accessible. Elevated toilet seats, shower chairs, detachable shower-heads can be added to any cabin at NO additional cost.

Cruise guests and or caregivers must be able to manage their own personal care needs, mobility about the ship and in port along with and medication management. Elite Cruises and Vacations LLC can assist cruise guests/ caregivers, answer questions and problem solve. We can also assist in obtaining personal / private caregiver services to provide hands-on assistance for personnel care at an additional cost.

All medical and mobility needs can be managed with appropriate communication and planning prior to the cruise.

Date Port Arrive Depart
Saturday, January 12 Fort Lauderdale, FL 5:00 pm  
Sunday, January 13 At Sea    
Monday, January 14 Amber Cove, Dominican Republic 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Tuesday, January 15 San Juan, Puerto Rico 1:00 pm 11:00pm
Wednesday, January 16 St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday, January 17 At Sea    
Friday, January 18 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 8:00 am 3:00pm
Saturday, January 19 Fort Lauderdale, FL 7:00 am  

Eastern Caribbean

This is a truly multigenerational destination.
Possessing one of the highest ratios of space per person in the Holland America fleet, the Oosterdam boasts innovative, luxurious features. There are plenty of family friendly activities, such as the Mainstage with live entertainment, America’s Test Kitchen, the Lincoln Center Stage and BBC Earth Experiences. There’s even Billboard Onboard, an exclusive interactive experience which will let you sing along to fifty years of chart topping hits. You can also drop the kids off at Club HAL, a fully supervised area with tons of games and enrichment activities, then head over to the Greenhouse Spa and Salon to enjoy a premium facial or massage treatment. Gambling lovers will enjoy slots or blackjack at the casino, and music lovers will rejoice at B.B. King’s Blues Club, which has an eight piece band that presents the best of Memphis music.


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Call 219-608-2002 today for booking details!
Hold your cabin with a 100% refundable deposit
Bonus Values and Special Deals available through Nov 1, 2018

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