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New partnership will help meet increased demand for elder care in Sacramento region

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 13, 2019 1:56:35 PM

"A new partnership model will provide more reliable, high-quality care with greater transparency to the region’s rapidly aging residents," said Nita Sommers, president of Honor Care Network, a new partner of Eskaton.

Honor recently announced that two of the leading home care agencies in Greater Sacramento— Live Well at Home by Eskaton and Indecare —have joined the Honor Care Network, a growing partnership of home care agencies dedicated to improving the quality standards of home care.

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Topics: About Eskaton, Information & Assistance, In the News

Addressing the Growing Need in Senior Living, The Trousdale, Opens in Burlingame

Posted by Eskaton on Jan 29, 2019 2:47:00 PM

The long awaited assisted living and memory care community, The Trousdale is now open. Serving the growing population of seniors was the vision of The Peninsula Health Care District (PHCD).

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Topics: In the News

Live Well at Home is Alive and Well in Greater Sacramento Region

Posted by Eskaton on Jan 24, 2019 4:14:06 PM

As part of Eskaton’s commitment to enhance the quality of lives of older adults through innovative health, housing and social services, we believe that partnerships are a primary way to deepen and expand our mission throughout the region.

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Topics: In the News

And the 'Age is Beautiful' Photo Contest Winners are...

Posted by Eskaton on Dec 19, 2018 9:38:19 AM

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to everyone who submitted photographs. Our judges selected six honorable mentions as well as the first and second place winners who will receive grand prizes courtesy of AT&T and Eskaton. On January 26, 2019, from 2 PM to 4 PM, we will celebrate all the photographers and present the awards.

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Topics: About Eskaton, In the News

Homeless Woman Finds Permanent Housing at Eskaton

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 21, 2018 11:16:59 AM

Living on the streets and in homeless shelters is something that a senior citizen should never have to endure. Although Cynthia, 68, lived on the streets for over eight months, she didn't disconnect from her community and she never gave up hope. In spite of hardship, Cynthia became an amazing advocate for the homeless and instrumental in providing Eskaton with additional resources for seniors as she became aware of them herself. 

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Topics: In the News, Residents + Staffs

Eskaton Examines What it’s Like to Live Well with Dementia

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 8, 2018 10:36:26 AM

Eskaton, a nonprofit with 50 years of experience serving seniors, is working hard at identifying a new language for dementia and Alzheimer's care and is hosting an interactive dementia tour.

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Topics: About Eskaton, In the News, Ask the Expert

Open Enrollment for Medicare Ends December 7

Posted by Eskaton on Oct 22, 2018 1:17:04 PM

If you are on Medicare and want to make a change, now is the time to do so. You can add or reduce coverage or change your Advantage Plan insurance carrier if you are covered under Medicare Part C. Here is what you need to know if you plan on making a change:

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Topics: In the News, Ask the Expert

Photo Contest: Give us your best shot

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 17, 2018 5:09:50 PM

We are living longer and attitudes about aging are starting to change. Life expectancy has improved dramatically over the past 20 years. In fact, not only are we living longer, but our senior population is more productive in retirement.

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Topics: In the News

2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Eskaton on Aug 29, 2018 5:23:21 PM

Help us fight Alzheimer's disease at the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Raley Field in West Sacramento, California.

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Topics: Living with Dementia, In the News

Eskaton Lifts the Spirits of Lonely Seniors One Phone Call at a Time

Posted by Eskaton on Aug 28, 2018 12:03:03 PM

Eskaton is calling on seniors to sign up for its Telephone Reassurance program, where volunteers reach out to let them know they are not alone.

For more than two decades, Eskaton, a nonprofit organization serving seniors for 50 years, has reached out to home bound and isolated seniors via its Telephone Reassurance program. The program consists of volunteers who contact seniors to check up on them and provide an opportunity to socialize.

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Topics: In the News, Ask the Expert, Philanthropy, Testimonials, Wellness Tips