March 29, 2012
Companionship Cures Loneliness
Charlotte Keegan, who lives in the Molokai Neighborhood, was having a conversation with Director of Nursing Janinne Grimes. She was telling Janinne that she felt lonely. When Janinne asked how we...
March 28, 2012
New Faces at Hale Makua Kahului
We’re excited to introduce the newest care partners of our Kahului Nursing team, LPNs Ashley Naone (top) and Jaynnel Agrade. Aloha and welcome to the ohana!
March 27, 2012
Eden Alternative Tip of the Week: Deepening the Leadership Bench for the Organization
In following Eden Alternative Principle 10: “Wise leadership is the lifeblood of any struggle against the three plagues. Fir it, there can be no substitute.” The Denali Center in Fairba...
March 24, 2012
Happy Birthday Gloria!
Gloria with her daughter Susan CrawfordResident Gloria Distefano celebrated her birthday today. She joyfully shared a huge birthday cake along and mochi ice cream with her family, neighbors, staff ...
March 22, 2012
Becoming well-known is a hallmark value of the Eden Alternative philosophy, which is defined as “When the Elders and their Care Partners are well-known to one another needs are anticipated, E...
March 21, 2012
Residents Give Care Too!
My son enjoying the vibrant colors in the book Gloria Distefano colored and gave to himLast week I met with resident Gloria Distefano to interview her for a story I was working on for an upcoming n...
March 16, 2012
Variety & Spontanity in Simple Pleasures
As stated in Eden Alternative Principle 5, the antidote to boredom, is a community that imbues daily life with variety and spontaneity by creating an environment in which unexpected and unpredictab...
March 14, 2012
Donation of Flowers Brings Smiles & Joy
Yesterday a truckload carrying 30 buckets filled with beautiful, fresh cut white hydrangeas, orchids and calla lilies was delivered to Hale Makua for residents. Activities team members Jodi and Ter...
March 12, 2012
Principle 7 Exemplified
March 05, 2012
Po'okela Team Community Service