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Eskaton Blog

Meet our Movement Ambassador: Yen Lu

Posted by Eskaton on Aug 30, 2019 2:37:44 PM

“Whatever comes to you is a source of happiness." -Yen Lu

Yen Lu Wong, was born on March 27, 1942 and grew up in Hong Kong, China. She attributes her longevity to her genes, lifestyle, mindset and connection to Buddha. Yen Lu is a movement artist, dancer and choreographer.

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Topics: Ask the Expert, Eskaton Village Carmichael, Age is Beautiful

Mathematician Discovers Poetry Later in Life

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 5, 2019 4:10:00 PM

Steve Jamison, a resident at Eskaton Village Carmichael, has great enthusiasm for writing. He recently joined the new poetry group at the Village and wrote this poem to celebrate the community he loves.

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Topics: Residents + Staff, Eskaton Village Carmichael

What happens when your parents say it's time to move?

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 10, 2018 5:19:57 PM

Read about one adult daughter's reaction as her parents decide to move to a senior living community.

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Topics: Living with Dementia, Residents + Staff, Eskaton Village Carmichael

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 + Staff, Eskaton Village Carmichael

Annual Wellness Fair in Carmichael

Posted by Eskaton on Apr 9, 2018 10:21:53 AM

Are you looking for a way to learn about valuable senior resources in your area? Look no further than Eskaton's annual wellness fair. For the last 23 years Eskaton Village Carmichael has connected our residents and seniors in the community with businesses and services who are the best at what they do.

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Topics: In the News, Eskaton Village Carmichael, CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community)

23 Employees Recognized For Outstanding Service at Eskaton Village Carmichael

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 16, 2018 10:46:13 AM

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

The Missile Man, Father and Husband

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 15, 2017 12:09:04 PM

New Jersey born Chuck Naegeli has a fascinating life story.  As a young man, he was a Boy Scout, Eagle Scout and in the ROTC.  Chuck was good with his hands and built lots of things. “I was meant to be associated with aeronautics,” he said. After graduating Georgia Tech with a degree in aeronautical engineering, he was assigned at Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, during WWII. “The Air Corps got priority,” said Chuck. He became the project leader modifying airplanes for the US Army Air Corps. For four years he experimented on military planes, naming an F-5D ‘Bobbie’, the nickname he called his wife. ‘Bobbie’ only flew once that he knew of. The one-of-a-kind bullet-proof windshield cracked when the canopy came loose during flight. Planes like this ended up in the junk yard of Patterson Field, or the bone yard in Tucson, Arizona, said Chuck.

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Topics: Residents + Staff, Eskaton Village Carmichael, CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community)

Satisfaction Results Are In: Eskaton Village Carmichael Celebrates 25 Years

Posted by Eskaton on May 23, 2017 4:12:53 PM

Eskaton Village Carmichael marks 25 years of making a monumental difference in seniors’ lives at the 37-acre community near Sacramento.

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Topics: In the News, Eskaton Village Carmichael

Betty & Jim with Elana, 7 years old

Posted by Eskaton on Jan 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Elana has certainly brought much joy to Betty and Jim. Elana worked as a guide dog breeder in Marin County, and had a total of four litters. Her pups grew up to assist individuals who are blind.

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Topics: Residents + Staff, Eskaton Village Carmichael

Meet Ed & 6 year old Blake

Posted by Eskaton on Jan 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Ed adopted Blake from Guide Dogs for the Blind. He provides his golden retriever with a caring home.

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Topics: Residents + Staff, Eskaton Village Carmichael