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Eskaton Blog

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

Eskaton 2018 Volunteer Appreciation

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 28, 2018 3:10:50 PM

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.

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Topics: In the News, Residents + Staffs

WWII Veteran Meets Someone Unexpected at Eskaton Village Grass Valley

Posted by Eskaton on May 29, 2018 6:17:48 PM

Harry grew up in a small logging town in Oregon where food was scarce and rationed. When he turned 18 in the early 1940s, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and headed off to navigation school before being stationed overseas.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs, Videos, Assisted Living, Independent Living

You’re Invited June 2 to Take A Stroll Down Memory Lane

Posted by Eskaton on May 29, 2018 5:51:55 PM

What was your first car? How did you feel when you turned the key and felt the engine rumble?

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

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 + Staffs, Eskaton Village Carmichael, CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community)

Eskaton Hayfork Manor Resident and Author of Best-Selling How-To Book

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 7, 2017 9:58:11 AM

Have you ever confronted a leaky toilet or faulty tub and felt utterly hopeless? Before you reach for the phone to call your local plumber, consider fixing it yourself, with a plumbing manual written by Eskaton Hayfork Manor resident Peter Hemp.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

Eskaton Staff Steps Up to Aid Flood Evacuees

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 15, 2017 10:23:40 AM

The February 2017 flood crisis took a giant toll on over 188,000 Northern California residents living in cities surrounding the Oroville Dam. Many families without shelter found themselves living in their cars in parking lots or taking refuge at fairgrounds in more than four counties. Even 578 inmates at the Butte County Jail were transported to Alameda County, about 170 miles away. “I recognize that this is displacing a lot of people,” Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told reporters.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

Woman Walks 7k Steps a Day, Turns 100 Years Old...

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 14, 2017 1:16:34 PM

Ninety-nine year-old Clea Meyers can be seen walking around Eskaton Village Carmichael with her pedometer clipped on. She recently joined the Eskaton Step It Up program and committed to walking 7,000 steps per day – which she has no problem achieving.

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Topics: Residents + Staffs

Celebrating Diversity: Ahmad Norouzi

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 22, 2017 4:58:56 PM

Ahmad, 77, was born in a small village in Theron, Iran. He and his wife of 53 years raised three children: two sons and one daughter. Ahmad first moved to Tucson, Arizona, in 2003 before retiring in California. Now the couple enjoy life at Eskaton Hazel Shirley Manor. “I like Eskaton. Good people, good manager. It’s quiet. Everything is good,” says Ahmad

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Topics: Residents + Staffs, Celebrating Diversity