Our minister began a sermon recently telling the story of the Zen master. The story goes that a university professor traveled to visit a famous Zen master to learn from him. They sat down and the Zen master served the
Spending time with leaders who are open to new ideas and challenging their assumptions can be very inspiring. I recently had the privilege of spending two days with such a group of leaders. We were talking about the challenges of
These Educators return to their peers, and the Elders they serve, this week equipped with new ideas and knowledge, prepared to facilitate learning experiences for all the care partners they support.
“Show, don’t tell” That has been one of The Eden Alternative’s mottos for years, and few do it better than my beautiful daughter Hannah. She turned 17 yesterday, Feb. 3, 2014. Just days after she was born we were told it
“An Elder is someone who has lived the history that we can only read about in text books. Now is the time to honor their sacrifices and record their stories.” Marvin Maxwell Melbourne III. One day recently on a Eden
Kingston Nursing Center in Conway, South Carolina is having a great time honoring National Scrabble Day. The team thought it would be fun to honor National Scrabble Day and the hot new game “Words with Friends” together. The Administrative Secretary
Being an empowering facilitative leader is the single most important aspect of the culture change journey. For person-directed care to become a reality, facilitative leaders must create an environment flexible enough that teams can make decisions on the spot and
On March 12, 2012, Dr. Bill Thomas and 186 culture change advocates gathered at the The Brookwood Community in Brookshire, Texas to share in a movement to transform the culture of care regardless of where people live. The day was filled
Why would perfectly sane and incredibly busy Eden Alternative care partners agree to dance in a YouTube video viewed around the world? Eden Alternative Registered West Jordan Care Center in Utah is proud to submit a video in the national Medline Pink Glove Dance competition.