Becoming an Associate is the first step in the Eden Alternative journey. Associates have successfully completed a 3-day classes focused on the principles and practices of The Eden Alternative.
- For care communities (nursing homes, assisted living, and CCRCs), register for
- For residential care and support for individuals living with different abilities (Eden Lifelong Living), register for
- For home and community-based care (home care, adult day services, senior centers, area agencies on aging, independent living,), register for
Both educational offerings are open to everyone and prepare Associates to roll up their sleeves and put what they’ve learned into action, while serving as an inspiration and leader, regardless of professional role, to those around them. Currently, there are over 30,000 Associates around the US and abroad. This invaluable network of deeply caring individuals helps us spread the word that it can, indeed, be different.