Alzheimer’s and Dementia Friendly Cruise and Conference to Alaska Inspires and Empowers Caregivers and Family Members

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A cruise aboard Holland America's Signature-class cruise ship, ms Eurodam that is specially designed for caregivers and their loved ones living with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is set to sail to Alaska next September!

This cruise is an opportunity to benefit from a wide range of programming created

for the complex and stressful daily lives of

Alzheimer’s caregivers and their family members.




We feature an immersive conference during this cruise. Join us to Discover your journey as a caregiver in a whole new way and return home with a renewed spirit! We offer you exclusive heart-based sessions and strategy-focused workshops from:

  • Keynote Speaker, Brian Kursonis: “Embracing Change and Living Fearlessly With Alzheimer’s Disease”

  • Sue Frederick: “Write Your Healing Story 3-Day Workshop"

  • Mike Good: “Adapting Your Home for Dementia”

  • Martha Pascucci, RD, CSG: “Nutritional Care for the Caregiver: A Holistic Approach to Optimizing Health Through Nutrition”

  • Sister Patricia Markey, FNP: “Circle the World With Love – One Person At A Time: The Importance of Person-Centered Care”

  • Ellen W. Potts, MBA: “The World Behind the Behavioral Issues”

  • Daniel C. Potts, MD FAAN: “Bringing Art to Life: a Man & His Family, a Gift & a Place, a Mission”

  • Lisa Marie Chirico, Nursing Home Navigator Coach: “Same Love, Different Setting: How to Manage the Move from Home to Long-Term Care”

  • Peter Maeck, Writer, Photographer, Teacher, and Speaker: "Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace With Dementia."


In addition, ALASKA IS A TOP TRAVEL BUCKET LIST DESTINATION, so this is a perfect pairing! We are also happy to connect families who may have special needs with trained support staff so that everyone can enjoy this trip with peace of mind.

To Book Your Cruise and Conference Reservation,

Please Contact Kathy Shoaf at (219) 608-2002 or via email at