What Could I Miss If I Wait To Choose A Senior Living Community

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 27, 2016 9:46:31 AM

You have done your research and found the perfect senior living community of your choice. Don't delay moving in. There are so many things for you to do and such a vibrant lifestyle you can live in senior communities today, there is no need to wait to move in. In fact, if you spoke to some of the residents that already live in these communities, they will tell you they wish they had moved in sooner.

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Topics: Information & Assistance

Weekly Wellness Tip: Cancer Fighting Foods

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 26, 2016 4:37:53 PM

Weekly Wellness Tip

Cancer Fighting Foods


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Topics: Wellness Tips

Cafe Opened on Holiday Specially for Residents

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 26, 2016 1:51:54 PM

Thank you Anita for noticing how much residents enjoy socializing at breakfast in the café every day, and made it possible for them to do it on a holiday when the café is normally closed.

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Topics: Testimonials, Eskaton Village Carmichael

What Life Lessons Seniors Can Learn From Kids

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 23, 2016 11:25:04 AM

Children can be surprising sources of insight and truth. While their statements are often dismissed, they can contain profound wisdom. But it’s not just insight children have to offer that can teach seniors important life lessons. The lessons below are equally important and beneficial reasons why older adults need to be around children more often.

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Topics: Kids Connection

Keep Connected With Family Who Live Away

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 22, 2016 10:04:57 AM

If you are an older adult who is living far away from your family, it can be difficult to stay connected with them. The good news is we now have the internet. We didn't have the internet many decades ago and you had to rely on airplanes and long car rides to see your loved ones. These days, the internet provides an abundance of opportunities to stay connected and in close contact with your family when they live at a distance.

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Topics: Information & Assistance

What’s Happening at Eskaton Village Carmichael

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 21, 2016 1:02:55 PM

by Gae Ruddell, Activity Coordinator, Independent Living

Join us for Gourmet Breakfast Poolside Each Thursday

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Topics: Eskaton Village Carmichael

Health Benefits Of Having A Pet

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 21, 2016 10:37:40 AM

Wagging tails, belly rubs, and licks galore; there is nothing like the love of a pet. They provide unconditional love and are companions through and through. A pet can enhance your life in so many ways, providing numerous benefits for your health and overall well-being.

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Topics: Wellness Tips

Exercises Designed to Reduce Risk of Falling

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 20, 2016 4:01:49 PM

Start today improving your balance and reducing your fall risk. Here are 10 easy moves for a healthy stance.

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Topics: Information & Assistance, Wellness Tips

What A Brochure Doesn’t Tell You About An Independent Living Community

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 20, 2016 8:38:31 AM

Independent living community brochures provide brief snippets of information. Most of them are designed to offer the best possible image of the community, its residents, its amenities, and its workers. While they can provide an enticing image of what life is like within the community, there is a lot you cannot learn from a brochure, including the things listed below.

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Topics: Information & Assistance

Can My Parent Afford Assisted Living?

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 16, 2016 9:12:16 AM

When evaluating costs of assisted living communities, ensure you know exactly what is included and what is NOT included in any quoted price. What may seem overly expensive may be a fair deal while something that seems like a bargain could end up costing more than you expected.

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Topics: Information & Assistance