Owned and operated with sincere passion to help people enjoy their lives!

Creating travel opportunities with RN Support and caregiver respite!
Certified Special Needs Travel Agency • Alzheimer's State Champion

As a nurse, safety is my #1 priority for all travelers. I am passionate about creating travel experiences, but first and foremost, I am a nurse, and I am 100% staying on top of the current situation to ensure that future cruises are safe for all guests. I am happy to answer any questions you may have regarding precautions our cruise line partners are taking, booking refundable cruises and airfare, or anything else you can think of!

           
Sincerely,

Kathy Speer Shoaf

Elite Cruise & Vacations

Kathy Shoaf

Kathy Shoaf

RN, BSN, ATP
Franchise Owner


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Dementia Friendly Adventure:

Canada to Alaska! 

Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise on Celebrity!

Round trip from Vancouver, CA, on the CELEBRITY ECLIPSE!

September 13-20, 2020

We are passionate about creating custom events that are focused on Caregivers and their loved ones. Our goal is to provide relaxation opportunities, with free time and amazing memories, while your loved ones have a wonderful vacation experience.
RN Support Available 24/7!

Mountains Reflection Friends on Boat
Three Friends Hot Tub


This is a custom event, created to be a Dementia Friendly/ Caregiver Retreat Cruise
with an Interactive Educational Symposium

 INCLUDED in the Listed Prices:       

You get to choose TWO of the following perks! 

1. Premium Beverage Package

2. Pre-Paid Tips

3. Unlimited WI-FI

4. On-Board Credit


The cruise focuses on Caregivers and their loved ones!

Our goal is to provide relaxation opportunities and amazing memories for the caregivers while their loved ones have a wonderful vacation experience. The interactive conference and our Caregiver Circles will give you the opportunity to return home armed with new information, amazing connections and new life-long friends!

Group Dinner with Chef

Getting Pretty
People on Ship-Mountains Dogsled Pack

Cruise in style aboard one of Celebrity's largest vessels, the Eclipse! 

Celebrity Eclipse

Sail surrounded by stunning decor on the Celebrity Eclipse. Inside and out, the experience is amazing. 
Added PERKS makes this Alaska sailing a special.

The sparkling waterfalls and thickly padded lounge chairs will allow you to slip into a land of tranquility.

For even more relaxation, head over to the Canyon Ranch Spa Club or find poolside serenity at the Solarium.
Sensational shows await you in the lounges, and the library isn’t too far away for a little quiet time.

There’s a cuisine selection for every taste.

With daily makeup and turn-down service, Celebrity’s signature exhale bedding, an interactive flat-screen television and even your own private mini-bar, your stateroom is just as luxurious as every other spot on the Eclipse.

Most of the staterooms on the ship have balconies so you can enjoy your own perfect private view. No matter what your sailing style, Celebrity Eclipse will have something for you.

Adventures for all ages await, with onboard event and activities for your personal experience.

Celebrity Solarium Celebrity Entertainment
Celebrity Library Celebrity Pool

Keynote Speaker

More info to come on our Keynote Speaker!


Our Caregiver Respite / Dementia Friendly Cruise is 100% Accessible!

YOU ARE INVITED: caregivers and their loved ones who are dealing with Alzheimer's, Dementia, Cancer, Heart Disease, Parkinson's, MS, Post CVA, ALS, Slow walkers, and other medical challenges, PLEASE join us!


Lady with Crab Blonde Lady with Puppy
Three Ladies Happy

You'll be surrounded by beautiful sights while onboard a Celebrity Alaskan Cruise!

Mountain Glaciers Mountains and Water

September 13-20, 2020
Pricing and Itinerary Details

Cruise Map & Itinerary

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Date Port Arrive Depart
Sunday, September 13 Vancouver, BC, Canada - 4:30pm
Monday, September 14 Inside Passage, AK - (Cruising)
Tuesday, September 15 Icy Strait Point, AK 1:30pm 10:00pm
Wednesday, September 16 Hubbard Glacier, AK - (Cruising)
Thursday, September 17 Juneau, AK 7:30am 8:00pm
Friday, September 18 Ketchikan, AK 2:00pm 8:30pm
Saturday, September 19 Inside Passage, AK - (Cruising)
Sunday, September 20 Vancouver, BC, Canada 7:00am -

Your Professional Cruise Team

Kathy Shoaf

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1. Cruise Director: Kathy Shoaf RN BSN ATP, Travel Professional

Owner and CEO of Elite Cruises And Vacations LLC,
Owned and operated with Sincere Passion to help people Enjoy their Lives!

Certified Special Needs Travel Agency
"Elite Senior Accompanied Cruises”

Kathy is a Travel Expert with 20+years of clinical and management experience in Geriatric, Neurology, Rehabilitation and senior housing as an RN and Adaptive Technology Professional. She realized after years of counseling with the families of our seniors that the QUEST to enjoy life "Should Never Have to Stop". Her ability to overcome Fear and Anxiety about travel... Makes travel possible and "Bucket-List Dreams come true.

Kathy is uniquely qualified to understand travel challenges and create rational solutions. Her passion is to deliver Senior Group Cruise Events, in an environment where support and friendships increase confidence, even when accessibility challenges and clinical issues exist.

All seniors, and those afflicted with limiting diagnosis, deserve to ENJOY EVERY DAY THAT GOD GIVES US!

Her Senior Accompanied Travel programs include RN support, Integrative group conference events, Educational and supportive presentations, Respite sessions for the caregivers, Topical “Enjoy Life” activities, Supported pre-cruise group hotel and Accessible/ mobility accommodations.

Let’s experience Life together without Limits
EliteCruisesAndVacationsTravel.com
888-826-6836

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2. Travel and Accessibility Expert: Lesli Jenkins Wang

President & CEO at Free2Go Mobility Products, Inc.
Lesli Wang is fiercely committed to developing products that enhance the lifestyle of the aging and mobility impaired, enabling them to retain their independence and - most importantly - their dignity.

Her product, the Free2Go Rollator, makes it possible for those with reduced mobility to safely, confidently, and discreetly use a toilet in ANY restroom - at home, the homes of others, in public restrooms. The 3-in-1 benefits of a walking aid, raised toilet seat, and toilet safety frame make it the ideal travel companion. She created the Free2Go Rollator to meet her mother's needs and recognized the product could serve people around the world.

Please visit their website. You can view this transformative product, a video with Lesli's inspiration (aka "Mom"), and how this product is changing her life - and will for many like her.

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3. Barbara Roberts - RN

Barbara is the owner and CEO of Barbara Roberts Consulting, LLC. She has worked as a Registered Nurse in Eldercare Services for over 30 years and currently works near Kennebunk, Maine in Eldercare Services as a Nurse Consultant. She specializes in Education, Regulatory Compliance and Recertification Medication Competency. Barbara is enrolled at York County Community College with a goal of obtaining a Gerontology degree. She is a former Director of Residential Care facility specializing in Dementia Care, as well as a CRMA and CNA Instructor. Barbara is a Four Star Mariner on Holland America Cruise Line and is compassionate about helping families with loved ones with cognitive impairments.




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Accessible accommodations and mobility assistance.

Pricing and Itinerary Details

Elite Cruises strives to bring relaxation, peaceful memories, and a renewed spirit to all who travel with us!

Kathy Smith Shoaf RN BSN AT

Call today to book! | (888) 826-6836