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Eskaton Blog

Lessons from Playing Baseball in the South Pacific

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 10, 2019 11:30:00 AM

“The secret to a happy life is people." Michael Catino, born on January 22, 1920, in New York, attributes his longevity to living a happy life and having a healthy social life. Mike is the grandson of Italian immigrants and is 99 years old. His passions in life are family, friends and baseball.

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Topics: Well-Being Philosophy, Age is Beautiful

How a positive attitude about aging is good for your health

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 3, 2019 9:32:51 AM

Did you know your attitude about age can greatly influence your health and well-being? Levy et. al (2002) found that a positive attitude towards aging can actually increase your lifespan by 7.5 years. In other words, negative thoughts about aging, also known as "ageism",  may have a cumulative harmful impact on our health. 

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Topics: Wellness Tips, Celebrating Diversity, Well-Being Philosophy, Age is Beautiful

Recognizing Eskaton Volunteers

Posted by Eskaton on Apr 9, 2019 1:47:55 PM

Volunteerism isn't so much about what you do, it's all about who you are. At Eskaton, our 2,600 volunteers each year invest their time, talent and compassion in a variety of beautiful ways. 

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Topics: Philanthropy, Videos, Testimonial, Age is Beautiful

Age is Beautiful and Has No Boundaries

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 26, 2019 2:52:31 PM

By Michele Ozanich, Director of Resident Services

Eskaton Village Grass Valley resident continues to show that despite being 90, life can be full of wonderful surprises. Standing at 6 feet 4 inches and considered a “gentle giant” most of his life, Zeke was told at age 64 that his heart was so bad he would not survive another 5 years. Well, survive and thrive he did, going on to defeat the odds another 26 years and counting.

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Topics: Residents + Staff, Age is Beautiful