News And Updates From The Eden Registry

June 23, 2011
The Eden Alternative
There is a new book out called Creative Approaches in Dementia Care edited by Hilary Lee (President of Dementia Care Australia) and Trevor Adams (University of Surrey, U.K.), this book contains a dozen chapters describing the use of art, music, laughter, storytelling, end-of-life engagement and several other avenues to enhance the well-being of people living with dementia. The forward to the book was written by Dr. Al Power. The book is for sale on

Check out the St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, Lewiston, ME blog and their announcement about completing Milestone 1.

Chicora Medical Center, Chicora, PA welcomed Chris Perna to their home. Learn more about the story. Matthew ‘Maple’ Tack and Mary Susan ‘Monopoly’ Yurek have been selected to present at the 2011 Pennsylvania Health Care Association’s Convention in Lancaster, PA in October. The topic of their presentation, aimed at long-term care Executives, owners and Administrators is: The Eden Alternative: Good Business “Cents”.

Joel Wrobbel has a radio show called Journey Through Aging sponsored by Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services. They have several homes that are a part of the Eden Registry. Recently Joel interviewed Jennifer Heston from the Westminster Retirement Community in Columbus, OH about Eden Alternative Principle 10.Hear the interview online.

St. John’s Living Center in Jackson, WY publicized their completion of Milestone 1 in the Path to Mastery. They also deserve congratulations for receiving the Innovation in the Workplace Award from the Wyoming Workforce Development Council on June 9, 2011.

June Burgess, Regional Coordinator of Eden Alternative UK & Ireland and Eden Mentor and Trainer Paul Bailey documented their recent journey to introduce the Eden Alternative to South Africa on theChangingAging blog.

Elmhurst Extended Care celebrated their growth with Principle Six and Milestone 1 in the Path to Mastery. Check out the yummy cake!

The Eden Alternative has added WellAWARE Systems to our Value-Added Partner program. These partners offer special arrangements for homes on the Eden Registry. Learn more about their story.

Check out the happenings at Traceway in Tupelo, MS. There is lots of excitement happening in their community!Check out the website for one of our newest Eden Registry homes, Saint Paul Health Center, Denver, CO.

Careage Hills in Cherokee, IA announces their completion of Milestone 1 in the Path to Mastery!

New research about the household model has been published and is posted on the Research page at The Eden Alternative website.

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