February 07, 2013

Residents Select Coffee Blend

Did you know that residents are served the “Hale Makua” blend of Maui Oma coffee? Several years ago, the Nutrition Services team gathered residents together and asked them to participa...

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Tags: Eden Alternative Principle 8, Eden in action, elder-centered, resident directed care

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December 24, 2012

Medical Treatment is the Servant of Genuine Human Caring

Mr. Shoichi Nakamoto joined the Hale Makua Wailuku Ohana in February of 2012, and currently resides on the Lanai Neighborhood.  Mr. Nakamoto recently began expressing to his care partners that...

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Tags: medical treatment the servant, Principle 7, resident directed care, Eden Alternative in Action

November 07, 2012

Moving Decision-Making Closer to Elders

Hale Makua Wailuku resident William Shigetani’s daughter-in-law brought in bananas for Mr. Shigetani and staff. There were so many bananas care partner and Neighborhood Clerk Lily Vergara tho...

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Tags: Eden in action, honoring elders, Principle 8, resident directed care

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

September 15, 2012

Resident-Directed Care Creates the Feel of Home

Resident Dave Fichman needed more space for all of his family photos and frames for his loose photos. When he mentioned this to care partner Rhonda Reny, she was eager to help in whatever way she w...

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Tags: Eden in action, home-like environment, Principle 8, resident directed care