June 30, 2012

Refresher for Our 1st Certified Eden Associates

On June 19th, 22 members of our first group of Certified Eden Associates from 2007 attended a four hour refresher workshop held by our very own Eden Educator, Connie Miller. Attendees shared storie...

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June 22, 2012

Blessing Provides Care for Our Community

  Last month resident Francis Kamakawiwoole Jr. took the time to bless the buildings and surrounding grounds at Hale Makua Kahului. He shared that several residents have also approached him to ble...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, Eden in action, giving care, Luana in action, Principle 4

June 20, 2012

Elder Decision-Making in Action

Eden Alternative Principle 8 states that an Elder-centered community seeks to place the maximum decision-making authority into the hands of the Elders or those closest to them. With this principle ...

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June 08, 2012

Meaning Found in Simple Tasks

Lanai Neighborhood resident Dolores Villarimo, who prefers to be called Auntie Dolly, likes to keep busy and active and will often tell you “I like to work!” She recently approached C...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Meaningful Activity, Principle 6

June 05, 2012

Finding Meaning in Music

On May 11th Phil Smith of local jazz band, Phil Smith & the Gentlemen of Jazz, performed for the residents of Hale Makua Wailuku. Phil agreed to donate his time and talents because of the insp...

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