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Connectedness and Well-Being for Elders

Welcome to the sixth installment in a series of blog posts on The Eden Alternative Domains of Well-Being(TM). Read more about these domains by clicking HERE! *** From the time we are born, we need to feel connected to other people. Babies who don’t have a sense of...

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Caregivers and Servant Leadership

In honor of National Caregiving Month, I am proud to present a guest blog from Chris MacLellan, a friend, colleague, and fellow advocate for family care partners. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way ~ John C. Maxwell In November we...

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Security and Well-Being in Elderhood

Security and Well-Being in Elderhood

Welcome to the fifth installment in a series of blog posts on The Eden Alternative Domains of Well-Being(TM). Read more about these domains by clicking HERE!   After my Grandfather died, just before Christmas in 1994, our family discovered that my Grandmother was...

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A Blush of Sadness

It’s been a busy day, in a busy stretch. With two cancellations for this evening, I have a rare moment of solitude in the house.  I can hear cars passing on the rain-wet street, and a mounting wind is quickly taking down the colorful autumn leaves and revealing...

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Elder Care: The Dignity of Choice

Welcome to the fourth installment in a series of blog posts on The Eden Alternative Domains of Well-Being(TM). Read more about these domains by clicking HERE! *** My first job working with Elders was as “social services designee” in a nursing home in 1983. I learned...

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Well-Being in Old Age: How Elders Grow

Well-Being in Old Age: How Elders Grow

Welcome to the third installment in a series of blog posts on The Eden Alternative Domains of Well-Being(TM). You can read more about these domains by clicking HERE! *** In the Eden Alternative philosophy, we define care as “that which helps another to grow.” It’s a...

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Identity and Age

Welcome to the second in an 8-part series of blog posts on The Eden Alternative Domains of Well-Being(TM). You can read more about these domains by clicking HERE! * * * In 1984 I worked in an Adult Day Program that served people living with dementia, and also had a...

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