August 31, 2010

A 25-Year Bon Odori Tradition

¬†United Buddhist Women’s Association, Nakayama Minyo Kai & Maui TaikoResidents Herman, Helen & Shigeko join in the Bon DancingResident Nancy joins in the dancing with a volunteer da...

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August 26, 2010

Resident Portrait Series

Resident Peter Kaina gets a dose of meaningful activity by calling out the letters and numbers for resident Bingo at Hale Makua Wailuku.

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August 24, 2010

Heads Up!

Jessie Morales, Maintenance Technician, joined in some balloon volleyball play time with residents. This is a great example of a spontaneous moment. Activities Director, Lynsey Capone, shared that ...

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August 20, 2010

Eden Alternative Tip of the Week

Celebrating the sacredness of life & death at Elmhurst Extended Care, Providence, Rhode Island As we change the way we look at the lives of Elders, we also recognize the importance of how we l...

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August 17, 2010

Resident Artist

While this artist isn’t a resident at Hale Makua, she is a regular client of Adult Day Health by Hale Makua. Elayna Kaplan, who was also featured in the June 16th blog post, is pictured here ...

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August 16, 2010

Let’s ZUMBA!

On Friday Maui’s Zumba craze reached Hale Makua Wailuku. Residents enjoyed Zumba Gold with Jocelyn. Zumba Gold is a variation of the original Zumba that is for anyone, any age, and any abilit...

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August 13, 2010

Gardening Opportunities

Marigolds growing in a planter box alongside one of our courtyardsStrawberries and lettuce growing in the East Neighborhood gardenWith our indoor outdoor living environment, there are so many oppor...

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August 12, 2010

Mangia! Mangia!

Carmela Prucha holding the original recipe that she wrote for her son 20 years ago! Her son has been entrusted with it for safe keeping.The Pizzelle maker at workCarmela and Bill with the finished ...

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August 12, 2010

Wailuku Word Find Winners

Ricki Tokoki and Faye Kaaihue are the two Word Search winners from Hale Makua Wailuku. Ricki is pictured above with his completed word search puzzle and bag of goodies. Faye asked that her photo no...

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August 09, 2010

Eden Alternative Tip of the Week

A lonely person needs companionship the way a thirsty person needs water. Companionship is one of the essential ingredients of well-being, yet we pay it little mind. It is too often confused with f...

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