Posts Tagged "the eden alternative"

Join Us in Welcoming Points West Living - Stettler to the Eden Registry

Join Us in Welcoming Points West Living – Stettler to the Eden Registry

Points West Living Stettler in Stettler, Alberta, joined the Eden Registry on November 14, 2017.  This beautiful, modern home is located at the west edge of the town of Stettler. This peaceful community is surrounded by Stettler Sports Park on

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Signature HealthCARE at Heritage Hall Joins the Eden Registry

Signature HealthCARE at Heritage Hall Joins the Eden Registry

Signature HealthCARE at Heritage Hall in Lawrenceburg, KY, joined the Eden Registry on June 23, 2017. Nestled in the rolling hills of Central Kentucky, this warm, hospitable community is home to 97 Elders.  If you come for a visit, you

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United Airlines Debacle: Anything Sound Familiar?

United Airlines Debacle: Anything Sound Familiar?

You’ve probably heard about the big story involving the mistreatment of a passenger who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight last week. The incident has created quite a buzz. Well, there’s a very interesting angle to this story

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Small Home Big Hearts - St. Francis Assisted Living

Small Home Big Hearts – St. Francis Assisted Living

St. Francis Assisted Living in Forest City , AR,  joined the Eden Registry on August 18, 2016. A small home, in a small town filled with people that have big hearts. This is what you can expect to experience at

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Finding Ourselves Through Our Teachers

Finding Ourselves Through Our Teachers

What I love most about the concept of care partnership is the opportunity to discover new teachers and even be surprised by who they might be. The 18-year anniversary of my father’s passing has just recently come and gone, and

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Making Peace with the Past

“How has Mrs. Smith handled change in the past?” This was how we predicted how well a new nursing home resident would cope with adjusting to placement in 1983. For the most part, this simplistic rule of thumb seemed to

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To All Of My Beautiful Friends

To All Of My Beautiful Friends

As I sit here this morning looking out the window of our new home, I am so overcome with gratitude for all the loving, beautiful people in our lives.

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High Engagement = Powerful Improvement Outcomes

High Engagement = Powerful Improvement Outcomes

A couple of weeks ago, you had the chance to take in the power of high engagement in “Community Meetings Deepen Connectedness and Stimulate Growth.”

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Local Nursing Home Resident Makes Journey to See the Ocean for the First Time

Local Nursing Home Resident Makes Journey to See the Ocean for the First Time

It all started with a conversation over a cup of coffee.

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How Does Art Contribute to Your Well-being?

The arts have an ability to sooth, move, and inspire us. When our lives are touched by the creativity of others, we often feel “called” to get in touch with our own. With this in mind, conference-goers at the Eden
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Homewatch CareGivers: Taking It to the Streets

Homewatch CareGivers: Taking It to the Streets

As someone who first discovered The Eden Alternative as a family member, I’ve always been passionate about how person-directed care can make a difference in home and community-based settings. The marriage of the two has always been a no-brainer to

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Creating Home

Have  you seen our new video? Definitely the best one yet. Watch and Share.

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Stage Two of Tribal Leadership: "My Life Sucks"

“People in Stage Two have pretty much taken themselves out of the game. They find themselves cynical or in despair, so they’ve disconnected from others in the workspace,” says John King, Tribal Leadership.

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Culture Change = Fewer Deficiencies

Check it out. Chris Perna’s first Guest Post for ProviderNation the official blog of Provider Magazine. Good morning, ProviderNation. Here at The Eden Alternative, we are always trying to make the business case for culture change. For those of us who

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Help Us Pave the Path to Mastery, Tell A Freind

In honor of The Eden Alternative’s 20th Birthday Celebration, you can participate in this “friend-raising” campaign until the 2014 Eden Alternative International Conference in Nashville, April 30-May 2. Purchase a paver of your choice, ranging from $10 to $100, and help us

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Wise Leadership, Strong Growth

Wise Leadership, Strong Growth

Though The Eden Alternative’s growth has not been without trips and stumbles, we have come a long way in the last 20 years. I am reminded everyday just how complex person-directed care can be (you need 10 principles just to get in the

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The Eden Alternative: Past, Present, and Future

“I remember.” Those two words do much to explain all of human progress, all art, all science, all culture.  It is this peculiar power of remembering that allows us to continually compare the present with the past and, I think,

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A Voice Well Known

Dr. Bill Thomas has been writing and speaking publicly for over 20 years. A popular public speaker, Dr. Bill is known for his thoughtful, heartfelt (and Powerpoint-free) approach to engaging with a wide range of audiences. Among the highlights, Dr. Thomas has

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Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving

The month of November bring with it glorious days to celebrate. Halloween left us with a week’s supply of leftover candy. We “fall back” an hour and have an additional hour of sleep and brighter mornings (all the better to celebrate

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Rogersville On The Registry

Signature HealthCARE of Rogersville, Rogersville TN, joined the Eden Registry on October 16, 2013. This rural home is tucked away in the Tennessee Mountains with beautiful views from each of the 150 Elders rooms. Elders enjoy being outdoors soaking in

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New Data to Answer an Old Question

I just finished with yet another conference, the annual AHCA/NCAL event in Phoenix, Arizona. Two days of exhibiting and my feet are barking! Denise Hyde and I met a lot of nice people and had a lot of the same

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An Elder Speaks

We are happy to present a new series that will be running throughout the fall. The Eden Alternative, in partnership with our value added partner LifeBio, spoke with the Elders of  Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital. We would first like

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A Story of Change In Ohio

The Ohio Veterans Homes have embarked on a journey of culture change. They are the largest nursing home in the state, but more importantly, they care exclusively for retired women and men who have served their country. The Eden Alternative

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