No one walking the dementia journey has to walk alone.

First ever Dementia-Friendly Cruise

By: Cyndy Monday March 6, 2017 comments

If you and your family have ever wanted to TAKE A CRUISE together, this fall may be your time!  We are going to join other friends and families across the country who are walking this dementia journey together.  We will cruise to the Bahamas November 11-18, 2017.    Ballpark high estimate cost including tips ($25/day on average per couple) approximately $1500 per person from Fort Lauderdale, FL.  (actual lowest price for cabin of 2 is $1339 per person, and with a third person, $1099 for that 3rd person=$1259 per person in cabin for 3 if booked by the end of March.)

I’m hoping to receive some donations to help reduce the cost for participants, so you can contact me about that if you are interested in giving to that fund or receiving financial assistance from that fundPeople can donate to that fund and receive a tax deduction:  Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado—designate “CRUISE ASSISTANCE” on the memo line. 100% of the donations will be given to families who are going on the cruise and need help to help defray their costs. 

You can also find the links below on our Facebook page: Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado. 

  

Travel agent Phone number: 219-608-2002    

Website:   EliteCruisesAndVacationsTravel.com

E-mail:    [email protected]

https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us#sthash.CsUqlQ7N.dpuf

This cruise is ideal for anyone dealing with or who has dealt with dementia. If you fall into any of these categories, you will find this week-long Bahama’s cruise a must for you and your family:

Those diagnosed with early to mid-dementia are welcome to join us with their Care Partner  (family, friends and/or professional).

Families and friends who have a loved one with dementia

Professionals working with those dealing with dementia.

Advocates for dementia.

 

Join us as we Relax, Rejuvenate,

Get Educated and Connected.

Radio Host, Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, has pulled a very special team together for a one of a kind heartfelt cruise filled with fun, life lessons, techniques and insights to assist all parties with understanding and meeting the needs of those dealing with dementia.

The team’s goal is to provide a comfortable setting to relax and learn. By coming together as a common community, we can assist individuals, families, and friends along with professionals to integrate life with dementia; maximizing moments and identifying and creating joy.  You will learn simple techniques which have a huge impact, which allows individuals to live graciously with the disease. There will be plenty of time to relax and play while you mix in a much-needed vacation in a supportive, uplifting learning atmosphere.

Cyndy

About the Author: Cyndy

Cyndy Luzinski is an advanced practice nurse and dementia practitioner. She is a strong advocate for community collaboration and providing relationship-based/person-centered dementia care.  She is the founder and executive director of the non-profit, volunteer initiative to build and sustain "Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado®."  Cyndy enjoys one on one consultation with families and facilitating a dementia care partners' support group and two Memory Cafes. She is especially enthused to share the “Contented Dementia” approach with others because she has experienced how this simple approach makes remarkable differences in the lives of those who use it.   She is passionate about helping people discover that there is still a lot of living to do and joy to be shared even when dementia becomes part of the life journey.  





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