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March 01, 2017

Resident Shares Talent with Senator Hirono

Hale Makua residents and Adult Day Health clients recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Senator Mazie Hirono. Among them was the talented Olive Silva who presented the Sena...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, residents give care, Eden in action, Eden Alternative Principle 4

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July 07, 2016

Parade Tradition Marches On

The Maui Fair Parade is a long-time tradition on Maui. Children look forward to all the fun sights and sounds the parade presents each year. Years ago, Hale Makua Health Services regularly particip...

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Tags: Antidote to Boardom, Antidote to Helplessness, Eden Alternative Principle 4, variety and spontaneity, Eden Alternative Principle 5, Volunteers

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June 08, 2016

Retired Teacher Continues Teaching

Gary Medeiros is a retired art teacher from Maui High, and currently an Adult Day Health client. He spent 32 years teaching students watercolor, pencil, charcoal, Indian ink and more, and said his ...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, Meaningful Activitiy, Eden in action, Eden Principle 6, Eden Alternative Principle 4, Adult Day Health

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March 15, 2016

We're All In This Together

The theme for the 38th annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk is "We're all in this together." For more than 10 years, Hale Makua has participated in the Visitor Industry Charity Walk. ...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, Meaningful Activitiy, giving care, Eden Alternative Principle 4, opportunities to give and receive care, Charity Walk, Adult Day Health

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November 25, 2015

Residents Make 'Lei of the Day'

If you bump into Sherrie Austin around town, there's a good chance she'll be carrying two things: a camera and a colorful fabric lei. "I have a lei for every day of the month,"...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, Eden in action, Eden Alternative Principle 4, Community Giving

May 24, 2013

Everybody Pitches In

¬†National Nursing Home Week gave Hale Makua a chance to show off their teamwork skills with this year’s theme: “Everybody Pitches In.” Staff, volunteers, and residents all work to...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, Eden Alternative Principle 4, Eden in action, Giving and receiving care, National Nursing Home Week, NNHW

October 12, 2012

Resident Shares Her Crocheting Expertise

Hale Makua Wailuku Resident Marieta “Nana” Yalon learned to crochet at school in the Philippines at the age of 15, and has been crocheting ever since. At Hale Makua, she makes tote...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, care balance, Eden Alternative Principle 4, giving care, person centered care, resident directed care

October 11, 2012

Residents Participate in Care Partner Training

Care partner Ruby Yadao met with the members of the Hale Makua Kahului Resident Council to ask them if there were things that could be taught or shared with new hires to improve the quality of care...

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Tags: Antidote to Helplessness, care balance, Eden Alternative Principle 4, giving care, person centered care, resident directed care