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Eskaton Deploys Home Automation Tool to Help Keep Seniors Connected and Healthy in the Sacramento Region

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 23, 2018 2:52:02 PM

ROSEVILLE, Calif., -- Eskaton, a nonprofit provider of senior services celebrating 50 years in Northern California, recently launched a groundbreaking technology solution at Eskaton Village Roseville. “Eskaton Connect will turn senior living apartments into smart homes allowing each resident to manage their day-to-day activities,” said Sheri Peifer, Eskaton senior vice president and chief strategy officer. “We partnered with K4Connect to customize its platform for our residents to use to turn on and off lights, set reminders, track fitness, video call family and much more.”

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Topics: About Eskaton, In the News, Technology

23 Employees Recognized For Outstanding Service at Eskaton Village Carmichael

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 16, 2018 1:46:13 PM

Over 250 people of all ages provide around-the-clock services to seniors living at Eskaton Village Carmichael, a nonprofit Continuing Care Retirement Community on Walnut Avenue in Carmichael. For the past 25 years, Village Carmichael has been home to hundreds of seniors at different stages of their lives.

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Topics: Eskaton Village Carmichael

How to Maintain Goals

Posted by Eskaton on Jan 22, 2018 4:25:19 PM

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Some goals are short-term: acing a test, finishing a project at work, or finding a great relationship. However, many goals that will help with stress management, happiness and resilience tend to be ongoing, long-term goals: regular exercise, maintaining relationships, practicing meditation. These goals can be somewhat more challenging, but very rewarding to maintain, and are ultimately what can lead to a better life experience. There are a few tricks to maintaining goals or adopting healthy habits:

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Topics: Wellness Tips

Eskaton Recognized as Top Senior Care Provider in the Nation

Posted by Eskaton on Jan 8, 2018 4:26:55 PM

Eskaton communities ranked among the Best Nursing Homes in America by US News and World Report and received an abundance of honors from local publications and online review websites.

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Topics: In the News

Eskaton Kids Connection Combats Loneliness by Introducing Elementary Students to Seniors

Posted by Eskaton on Dec 19, 2017 1:59:21 PM

Eskaton celebrates the ninth school year of the Kids Connection program, bringing elementary school children together with older “buddies” to create meaningful friendships and abolish loneliness.

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Topics: About Eskaton, Kids Connection

What does Senior Living look like today? It's kind of like a cruise ship on land!

Posted by Eskaton on Dec 11, 2017 2:34:46 PM

It is easy to enjoy an active lifestyle in Nevada County given the ample opportunities for hiking, biking, swimming, boating, tennis, Bocce Ball, snow sports and a great variety of stimulating fitness classes. The City of Grass Valley is even adding pickleball courts at Memorial Park!  Each season offers its own full roster of activities and outdoor fun. Just a few of the types of activities that are beneficial to seniors include:

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Topics: Ask the Expert, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Learn About ADLs and How to Recognize When Your Parent Needs Help

Posted by Eskaton on Dec 6, 2017 6:58:34 PM

Activities of Daily Living, also known as ADLs, are routine tasks people do almost every day without assistance. Although some of these tasks can become more difficult with age, it does not mean that everyone will require assistance when they grow older. However, it is good to familiarize yourself with ADLs just in case a parent or loved one needs a helping hand.

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Topics: Ask the Expert, Assisted Living

7 Ways to Help Fund Your Retirement Living

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 27, 2017 3:26:30 PM

As you are planning your retirement, keep in mind downsizing can have a huge upside. There are many financial strategies to keep in mind, but the best way to be prepared is to know your options. The most common ways people afford senior living is by sellilng a home they have equity in and using their retirement savings or a pension. Social Security benefits were designed to be a supplement, and help many people afford living expensives long after retirement.

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Topics: Ask the Expert

Make Healthier Choices When Dining Out

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 27, 2017 2:39:57 PM

As the holidays are in full effect you may end up going out to dine with friends or family who are in town. Here are some good tips to keep you on track when deciding what to eat at a restaurant.

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Topics: Wellness Tips

Homeless Veteran Finds Comfort at an Eskaton Affordable Housing Community

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 21, 2017 6:18:31 PM

Homeless veteran gains attention of El Dorado County Homeless Outreach Team, also known at HOT. Eskaton partnered with HOT and local nonprofit organizations to help Navy veteran secure affordable housing in Placerville, California.

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Topics: In the News