Caregivers have chance to win Caribbean cruise

DOWNEY - Local caregivers are invited to enter a contest to win a Caribbean cruise for two set to sail next spring.The contest is sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, which provides caregiver services to Downey, Norwalk, Bellflower and Paramount. To enter, applicants should write in 500 words or less why the nominated caregiver deserves to win. Nominations can be submitted online at or e-mail to "We certainly do understand the burden of providing quality care for a loved one, which is why we are very pleased to sponsor this contest that will give a hardworking family caregiver an opportunity to take a break from daily responsibilities," said Leslie Cabral, owner of Home Instead Senior Care. Entry deadline is Oct. 31, with winners scheduled to be announced Nov. 15. The Caregiver Stress Management Cruise on the Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas is scheduled to set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Feb. 25 and return to dock on March 2. Stops will be made in Labadee, Haiti and Falmouth, Jamaica. In addition to the cruise, winners and guest will receive airfare to Fort Lauderdale and an overnight stay. Home Instead will provide a professional caregiver for the winner's loved one for the duration of the cruise. For more information, call (562) 401-0010 or go to

********** Published: August 30, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 20