When you think of culture change in long term care you usually think of efforts to deinstitutionalize big nursing homes, not private homes. After all, if The Eden Alternative® and The Green House® Project models are designed to make long-term-care facilities more “home-like”, why would you need culture change in a real home? In fact, […]Continue Reading
The Eden Alternative family knows Laura Beck as the Learning and Development Guide who helped pioneer Eden at Home, which applies the 10 principles of the Eden Alternative to home and community-based care.
Last Friday Laura was featured on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio with Lori La Bey where she discussed her personal journey as the daughter of an elder living with dementia and her discovery of person-directed care through the Eden Alternative.Continue Reading
The Eden Alternative mission extends past the walls of the nursing home and can be embraced by home and community-based caregivers through the innovative “Eden at Home” initiative. Eden at Home captures the essence and successes of the Eden Alternative’s Ten Principles as they apply to improving quality of life for elders living at home and […]Continue Reading
Are you new to the Eden Alternative? Check out this introductory overview of the Eden philosophy and model in action from an independent caregiving expert. Earlier this week the radio program “Transition Aging Parents” with Dale Carter broadcast an episode focused on the Eden Alternative in an interview with caregiving coach Holly Whiteside, author of […]Continue Reading
On Thursday, July 14th at 1:00 p.m. ET, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Care Connection will feature Laura Beck from the Eden Alternative Home Office for “Care Partnership: Breathing New Life into the Giving & Receiving of Care.” As a concept, “care partnership” promotes a culture of meaningful care that does not see the needs of caregivers as separate from […]Continue Reading
I’m on the road again!!
It is my GREAT pleasure to be able to announce an upcoming Eden at Home Certified Trainer workshop.
Please join us for three days of learning and sharing and fun…
Don’t miss the opportunity to change the culture of care for Elders and care partners in your organization, faith community, community at large, your agency, and your world!
It CAN be different… Please be sure to join us!Continue Reading