May 16, 2016

Celebrating Nursing Home Week

The American Health Care Association (AHCA), which established National Nursing Home Week in 1967, has chosen this year’s theme to be “It’s a Small World, with a Big Heart” ...

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Tags: Antidote to Boredom, Principle 5, Principle 4, Principle 6, Meaningful Activity, Antidote to Helplessness, Eden in action, variety and spontaneity, opportunities to give and receive care, National Nursing Home Week


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


July 25, 2013

Supporting Our High School Scholars

Each year Hale Makua residents make lei out of yarn or fabric for the Hawaii Community Foundation. The Foundation helps many people on Maui and one way they do that is offering scholarships for...

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Tags: Eden Alternative in Action, Principle 4, Principle 6, opportunities to give and receive care, elder-centered, Meaningful Activity

December 24, 2012

A Meaningful Birthday Celebration

Resident Bud Uyenoyama recently celebrated his 97th birthday. Knowing that Uncle Bud enjoys playing cards, care partner CNAs Dee and Faina set up a table and started a card game. They taught Uncle ...

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Tags: Meaningful Activity, opportunities to give and receive care, Principle 4, Principle 5, Principle 6, Principle 8, resident-centered, variety and spontaneity