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.
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.
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:
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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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.
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.
Here are excerpts from keynote speaker Darlene Cullivan, community engagement manager of Eskaton.
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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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.
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.