Well-being is a 
human right.

We teach it. You empower it.

We provide an approach to care that supports the WHOLE person, that upholds their right to a life full of purpose, connection, empowerment, and possibility…
regardless of age or changing abilities.


I work for an organization.

Do you work in a nursing home, assisted living, a life plan community, or home & community-based services?


I don’t work for an organization.

Are you a family member, friend, advocate, or an individual seeking more information?

Help elders take their lives back… and get yours back too.

We empower you to disrupt loneliness, helplessness, and boredom with 

  • Strength-based solutionsThat focus on what we CAN do, not on what we can’t.
  • Empowered culturesThat engage and build on the voice of each person.
  • Person-directed careThat upholds one’s right to choose for oneself.
Research reveals that The Eden Alternative®…
Deconstructs negative attitudes about aging and changing abilities.
Produces creative, attuned, and highly responsive teams.
Fosters deeper confidence, satisfaction, and a strong sense of ownership.
Builds consistent caring relationships by reducing employee turnover.
Results in happier families, happier employees, and happier elders.

For over 25 years, we’ve been a non-profit organization committed to changing lives. Here’s how.

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The Eden Alternative approach – which squarely resonates with our organizational mission of supporting members of the entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose – has become a key ingredient in our evolution and an essential part of our contribution to a greater movement to improve the lives of older people everywhere.”

Scott Kaiser, 
MD, Family and Geriatric Medicine, Chief Innovation Officer, California, US

We collaborate with hundreds of Organizations including

Our Global Partners.

We share a Global Alliance with partners around the world. Today, our work has an impact in over 20 countries. Learn how you can experience The Eden Alternative where you live.

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