As we come upon National Nursing Home Week, the reality is we aren’t likely to see a special section of the greeting cards aisle in the store dedicated to this theme.
National Nursing Home Week is a time to celebrate all those that are making a positive difference in the lives of thousands by combating loneliness, helplessness and boredom. We invite you to add to the story, increasing the depth of possibilities we have yet to reach in honoring Elderhood and enriching our care partnerships. Sanctuary […]
National Nursing Home Week is a time to celebrate all those that are making a positive difference in the lives of thousands by combating loneliness, helplessness and boredom.
We invite you to add to the story, increasing the depth of possibilities we have yet to reach in honoring Elderhood and enriching our care partnerships.
The conference calls covering Milestone 1 in the Path to Mastery are beginning to quicken pace as more and more Eden Alternative Registry homes complete this process. We continue to learn from the experiences of you, the experts, every day. The Path to Mastery is a powerful new tool developed by The Eden Alternative® to […]
Eden Alternative member Elim Rehab and Care Center in Fargo, N.D., broke ground this week on a major $7 million expansion to create 20 new rooms plus dining and activity spaces. The new expansion and construction aren’t the only changes happening at Elim, reports The Forum of Fargo-Moorehead: The facility will undergo major changes in […]
This past week, I have been touring around Tennessee. On Tuesday, I spoke at Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill, and was joined by my friend Kort Nygard, psychologist and Eden Educator. As usual, Kort was a mine of valuable perspectives on aging. Then Kort and I joined a team of people to present two sessions for […]
— New documentary ‘Over 90 and Loving It’ flies in the face of aging stereotypes. [ElderCareLink] — Kentucky lawmakers balk at passing law to require coroners be notified of deaths at nursing homes. [Lexington Herald-Leader] — Nursing home lobby quashing bill to improve Indiana’s worst-in-the-nation nursing homes. [Indianapolis Star] — The fountain of youth has […]
In health care risk is a bad, scary word. But what is risk really? Risk simply means the outcome of an action may result in something unexpected. The unexpected result could be bad, which is called “downside risk.” Risks can also result in positive, meaningful experiences — the kind of experiences that make life worth […]