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Winner: Best Senior In-Home Care

Posted by Eskaton on Aug 1, 2018 2:06:35 PM

Eskaton is honored to be recognized by the readers of the Press Tribune. We’ve received three awards: Best In-Home Care, Best Assisted Living and Best Senior Community. For the last 22 years, Gold Country Media has recognized local businesses in our region. The six newspapers publish a ballot during April and May each year. There are over 100 categories per publication. Votes are tallied and over 2,700 votes were cast in Roseville and Granite Bay in 2018. One of our winning services is Live Well at Home by Eskaton. 

                   

 

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Topics: In the News

A Rekindled Friendship After Two Decades

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 31, 2018 11:14:29 AM

As part of Eskaton’s newly formed partnership with the Sacramento River Cats, we are telling amazing stories about baseball and the people we serve. Take a moment to read these stories on our blog and follow us on Facebook.

Eskaton’s Tighe Hammam played baseball throughout his childhood years up through high school. His junior and senior year team went undefeated. He credits the success to their batting coach known as Coach Z. “Everyone on the team loved him,” said Tighe.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs, Eskaton Village Carmichael

Age is Beautiful: 1953 Chicago Cub’s Pitcher Recalls His Baseball Career

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 26, 2018 4:13:29 PM

Tom Simpson, 91, was known as “Duke” during his baseball career. He started playing sports as a child. He even played ball in the Army. 

While studying at Notre Dame, he found a career path as a pitcher. Tom went on to play in the minor leagues with several teams including the LA Angeles before hitting the major league in 1953 as the pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. One of his fondest memories is pitching a no hitter while on the Buffalo Bisons, July 22, 1951, in Buffalo, NY.

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Age is Beautiful: Growing Up with the Giants

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 26, 2018 3:33:38 PM

As Ed Sagmeister, 78, prepares to take his grandson to a Padres game in San Diego, he reminisced about growing up with the NY Giants. Ed’s dad Frank, an Austrian immigrant, started a 60-year career with the Giants in 1930. Frank was in charge of changing light bulbs at The Polo Grounds in New York City. Frank worked his way up to park superintendent. In 1958 when the baseball team became the SF Giants, Frank and his only son Ed moved to San Francisco. Frank helped coordinate the building of Candlestick Park.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 18, 2018 9:17:06 AM

Sleep is such an important part of our lives. Our body needs proper rest to stay happy and healthy. Here are 7 simple, yet quite effective, tips for ensuring you get that good night’s sleep that you deserve.

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Topics: Wellness Tips

104 Year Birthday Celebration in Placerville

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 10, 2018 4:59:34 PM

Edith recently turned 104 years old and shared her secret to longevity. 

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

East Sacramento Woman Remembers When…

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 5, 2018 4:03:05 PM

Penny moved to Eskaton in 2017 after  living in the East Sacramento area for 70 years. She was familiar with Eskaton because her father received exceptional care during rehabilitation many years ago. Penny says she loves the people and the staff at Eskaton Care Center Greenhaven. “They do a really good job… it’s so homey.”

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

Eskaton Honored To Receive Two Industry Awards

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 2, 2018 12:31:48 PM

Eskaton, a nonprofit organization serving seniors for 50 years is recognized by LeadingAge California for best practices, innovation and advocacy. LeadingAge California, the state’s leading advocate for quality, not-for-profit senior living and care, honored Eskaton with Best Practices/Innovation and Grassroots Advocate of the Year awards.

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Topics: About Eskaton, In the News, Residents + Staffs

Eskaton 2018 Volunteer Appreciation

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 28, 2018 3:10:50 PM

Each year Eskaton honors its passionate and dedicated volunteers at a special celebration event. Over 2,700 dedicated volunteers contributed 63,000 hours of their valuable time assisting seniors in 2017 alone.

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Topics: In the News, Residents + Staffs

Six Simple Tips For Managing Your Allergies

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 11, 2018 12:22:26 PM

 

Winter has come and gone, and just when it seems like all the colds and illnesses have left with it, allergy season suddenly kicks off and the cycle starts all over again.

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Topics: Wellness Tips