Nurizon at Home provides support with activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, toileting, and medication management as well as culinary and personal training, wellness and nutrition. We’re here to help you meet your personal and health needs today and in the future.
Wellness + Nutrition
Positive Caregiving Support Mentor, Coach, Speaker, Advocate
Sue Ryan is a transition strategist. As a coach, caregiver, educator, author, speaker, storyteller and advocate, she has helped people all over the world manage the challenges associated with major life changes. Sue has helped organizations and leaders, individuals, groups and families navigate the move from where they are to where they know they want to be.
Nurizon has partnered with Sue for all of these reasons – and more. For more than 35 years, she’s offered families and their loved ones non-professional caregiving support and is currently caring for her husband through his diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. Along the way, she developed her trademark perspective – massive acceptance and radical presence™.
As your mentor, Sue will help you move from fear, frustration and the feeling of being overwhelmed, to feeling confident, balanced and supported in your caregiving role.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, take a minute to absorb just a few of Sue’s signature affirmations:
“I choose to care from a place of love.”
“I will never be alone. Help and care are all around me. I receive so I can give.”
“Massive acceptance and radical presence give me the gift of living each moment from its greatest potential.”
Download Sue Ryan’s online guide, 4 Tips for Navigating the Elephants in the Caregiving Room.
Tip 1: Embrace your unique perspectives to live authentically.
Tip 2: Evaluate your beliefs to be sure they still service you.
Tip 3: Break things down into manageable pieces so they won’t overwhelm you.
Tip 4: Manage important conversations and relationships so they support, rather than hinder you.
Cynthia Perthuis, CSA, CDP, CADDCT
Area Owner, Senior Care Authority
Cynthia Perthuis leads the Senior Care Authority office in New York City and Southwest Florida after a 30+ year career managing teams in client support and service, relationship management, product and business development.
Cynthia’s own personal experience with her parents and her entrepreneurial background brought her to SCA. She worked with her parents between 2010 and 2017 to find the right care, both in-home and assisted living. The stress of helping aging loved ones, working full-time, and caring for her own family while living over 1500 miles apart, was overwhelming at times. She often wished there was a non-conflicted industry professional to help when facing these life-changing decisions.
Cynthia has a passion for helping others and advocating for those that do not have the ability to speak for themselves. Her listening and communication skills, as well as her networking abilities, gives her insight into potential solutions to difficult and seemingly impossible challenges.
Fifty Plus Personal Training
Personal training can help our clients improve their health and fitness by teaching them how to adopt a healthier lifestyle through exercise. Exercise programs are developed based on your individual fitness level, medical history, needs, and goals. And it can all be done in the convenience of your home.
We’ve partnered with Angela Gagauf because of her specialty in helping clients transition from medical management and physical therapy to a regular physical activity program.
Angela is a Medical Exercise Specialist who helps people in the Naples area regain a level of fitness and well-being that enhances every aspect of their lives. She specializes in exercise programs for clients with chronic medical conditions, or those who have recently been discharged from physical therapy, chiropractic, or medical care.
Angela works with clients who have hypertension, osteoporosis, diabetes, joint replacements, arthritis, back issues and neurologic disorders. Every program is designed based on a medical history review and muscular, postural, and pre-existing condition-based assessments in order to ensure the exercise program is the perfect one for you.
- Medical Exercise Specialist, Medical Exercise Training Institute
- Exercise Physiologist, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
- Personal Trainer, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) & National
- Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
- Health Coach, American Council on Exercise (ACE)
- Nutrition Specialist, American Academy of Sports Dieticians and Nutritionists (AASDN)
- Certified Postural Exercise Professional, BodyZone
- Fitness Coach, Wellcoaches® School of Coaching
- First Aid/CPR/AED, American Heart Association
Wellness + Nutrition – Health Span Solutions
Patricia Iorio has dedicated her career to the belief that wellness is something that everyone can achieve – at any age and at every stage. Her experience spans everything from one-to-one nutritional coaching to leadership of a national team of dietitians providing services to more than 400 senior living communities across the country. Throughout, she’s been a mentor, motivator, counselor and trainer to people pursuing wellness through nutrition — for themselves and others.
Pat started Health Span Solutions in 2013 to support individuals, companies and families in pursuit of better health and wellness through nutrition. Her years of work with seniors has led her to a deep understanding of the issues that cause so many to deal with heightened GI issues. With individualized counselling for all health conditions and diseases, her services vary for each client, but typically zero in on the practical steps you can take to better digest and absorb healthy foods
Meeting with each client online or in person, Pat will begin with a health assessment and goal setting. After discussing your health goals, medical background, allergies and preferences, you’ll learn about your own unique nutritional needs and master the art and science of healthy eating with personalized meal plans. Personalized meal planning services can remove the barriers of time, complexity and stress associated with healthy eating.
- Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist – #403986
- Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist – Florida -#9104
- Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist- MA-#1059
- Functional Medicine Nutritionist-eligible
- American Dietetic Association
- Integrative Practitioner Association