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Eskaton Engages with Young Tech Innovators Working to Disrupt the Aging Experience

Posted by Eskaton on May 9, 2018 2:54:34 PM

Ride Rite from Virginia Tech earned the winning title at the 2017-2018 Design Challenge at Stanford Center for Longevity. The innovative bike handle designed for older adults captured the attention of the judges and attendees at the April 18, 2018, event. Among the judges were Eskaton’s President and CEO Todd Murch and Chief Strategy Officer Sheri Peifer.

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Topics: Technology, In the News, About Eskaton

100 Seniors to Get Connected with Tablets and Smart Phones on May 7

Posted by Eskaton on Apr 30, 2018 2:27:28 PM

Sacramento, CA - Eskaton, a nonprofit community-based organization serving seniors in the Greater Sacramento area for 50 years, is launching a groundbreaking technology solution for seniors living at Eskaton Monroe Lodge, 3225 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California.

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Topics: Independent Living, In the News, Technology

Eskaton Deploys Home Automation Tool to Help Keep Seniors Connected and Healthy in the Sacramento Region

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 23, 2018 11:52:02 AM

ROSEVILLE, Calif., -- Eskaton, a nonprofit provider of senior services celebrating 50 years in Northern California, recently launched a groundbreaking technology solution at Eskaton Village Roseville. “Eskaton Connect will turn senior living apartments into smart homes allowing each resident to manage their day-to-day activities,” said Sheri Peifer, Eskaton senior vice president and chief strategy officer. “We partnered with K4Connect to customize its platform for our residents to use to turn on and off lights, set reminders, track fitness, video call family and much more.”

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Topics: Technology, About Eskaton, In the News

Senior Approved Apps and Products for Healthy Living

Posted by Eskaton on Aug 29, 2017 10:49:50 AM
Have you ever been recommended a product to help keep you mobile or reduce fall risk? Customer reviews and star ratings are essential tools to making educated decisions on what product is right for you or a loved one. We've gone one step further and asked Eskaton residents which smart phone applications and mobility devices they prefer. Check out this list. 
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Topics: Independent Living, Information & Assistance, Assisted Living, CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community), Technology, Wellness Tips

Shining Light on Eskaton Residents

Posted by Eskaton on May 19, 2017 5:20:49 PM

In February 2016, Hazel Lew, a retiree from Sacramento County, moved to Eskaton Monroe Lodge. Hazel is a graduate of UC Berkeley and  spent over 30 years working for the welfare department, first as a social worker before moving into management.

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Topics: Technology

Circadian Lighting Enhances Residents’ Quality Of Life and Reduces Energy Usage by 22%

Posted by Eskaton on May 19, 2017 11:57:39 AM

For Eskaton, improving residents’ quality of life includes investing in technology. High-tech advancements have the potential to help older adults avoid risks that could potentially lead to injury and a decline in health.

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Topics: Technology

Eskaton Partners with SMUD and Stack Labs to Enhance Comfort and Safety for Older Adults

Posted by Eskaton on May 12, 2017 1:36:04 PM

Eskaton recently partnered with SMUD, a community-owned and not-for-profit electric service, and Stack Labs, whose light bulbs address circadian rhythm, to launch a technology pilot in order to measure the effect of lighting on older adults. The new pilot will shine a light on seniors to measure their sleep quality and reduction of fall risk.

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Topics: Technology

April 18: Global Search hits Sacramento

Posted by Eskaton on Apr 13, 2017 3:10:26 PM

We are excited to announce the companies that will pitch at the Sacramento Aging2.0 Global Startup Search on Tuesday, April 18 at KVIE.

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Topics: Technology

Sacramento: A Startup Epicenter

Posted by Eskaton on Apr 11, 2017 9:23:29 PM
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Sacramento Area Startups Participate in Global Event on April 18, 2017

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 21, 2017 12:51:11 PM

KVIE and Eskaton to Host Aging2.0 Global Startup Competition

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Topics: Technology