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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 + Staffs, Eskaton Village Carmichael

A Celebration of Love at O’Connor Woods in Stockton

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 14, 2019 4:29:13 PM

Twenty couples renewed marriage vows on February 14, 2019. Among them were O'Connor Wood residents Jerry and Betsy Schaffer, Carol and Warren van Bronkhorst and Larry and Dianne McSwain who were interviewed by Good Day Sacramento. Watch video.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

Love Stories Around Eskaton

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 14, 2019 3:54:45 PM

All around Eskaton we find stories of love. From couples who have been married over 60 years to people who recently met and fell in love, here are two stories that will touch your heart.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

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

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 + Staffs, 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 + Staffs, Eskaton Village Carmichael

Age is Beautiful: Growing Up with the Giants

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 26, 2018 3:33:38 PM

As Ed Sagmeister, 78, prepares to take his grandson to a Padres game in San Diego, he reminisced about growing up with the NY Giants. Ed’s dad Frank, an Austrian immigrant, started a 60-year career with the Giants in 1930. Frank was in charge of changing light bulbs at The Polo Grounds in New York City. Frank worked his way up to park superintendent. In 1958 when the baseball team became the SF Giants, Frank and his only son Ed moved to San Francisco. Frank helped coordinate the building of Candlestick Park.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

104 Year Birthday Celebration in Placerville

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 10, 2018 4:59:34 PM

Edith recently turned 104 years old and shared her secret to longevity. 

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

East Sacramento Woman Remembers When…

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 5, 2018 4:03:05 PM

Penny moved to Eskaton in 2017 after  living in the East Sacramento area for 70 years. She was familiar with Eskaton because her father received exceptional care during rehabilitation many years ago. Penny says she loves the people and the staff at Eskaton Care Center Greenhaven. “They do a really good job… it’s so homey.”

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

Eskaton Honored To Receive Two Industry Awards

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 2, 2018 12:31:48 PM

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.

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Topics: About Eskaton, In the News, Residents + Staffs