Eskaton, a nonprofit community-based organization believes in the importance of aging well and enhancing the lives of older adults through innovative approaches to health and wellness. Recently, Eskaton Care Center Fair Oaks retrofitted its occupational therapy room with a new piece of rehabilitation equipment - a Chrysler PT Cruiser.
Congratulations to Dr. Teri Tift, executive director of quality and compliance at Eskaton, for being recognized as Mentor of the Year by LeadingAge California. Teri is an outstanding mentor of professional career development in an ever-changing regulatory environment.
The Great Place to Work Institute has honored Eskaton with certification as a Great Place to Work. Through the certification process, more than 1,250 employees were surveyed from across Eskaton’s locations. Great Place to Work, an independent research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do.
"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.
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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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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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.
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.