Eskaton In The News
Eskaton people and programs that are making news.
Eskaton Manor and Lassen Public Health Create Community Garden
July 3, 2014 - Eskaton Lassen Manor
Eskaton Manor and the Lassen County Public Health Department have partnered with a lot of local businesses to create a new community garden in the low-income senior housing complex on North Mesa street in Susanville. The community garden project is an outgrowth of the Public Health Department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-ed) and the Lassen County Nutrition Action Plan. Read more.
Eskaton: Senior-care company stresses the importance of healthy aging
May 2, 2014 - Eskaton
Eskaton started its wellness program with a small pilot in 2011 and rolled it out to all 1,346 employees in 2012.
It spends $20,000 a year on the program, plus another $70,000 for wellness bonuses. But the bottom-line value of the program can’t be measured in dollars alone, said Monica Sandgathe, Eskaton’s wellness program coordinator. Read more.
CCRC Sees Future as Angie’s List of Senior Living
April 2, 2014 - Live Well at Home
For years, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) have attracted residents based on the services and amenities they offer within their campuses. But for one organization, the overwhelming adoption of a program offered specifically to seniors living outside one of its California communities has led it to rethink the future of its business model.
Carmichael, California-based Eskaton envisions its newly launched Live Well at Home initiative will increase the organization’s staying power and will better position it in a changing marketplace. Read more.
ARTS - Eskaton Monroe Lodge dining
room features limited editions
of art by Gregory Kondos
February 14, 2014 - Eskaton Monroe Lodge
Eskaton Monroe Lodge unveiled their remodeled dining room, featuring limited editions of Gregory Kondos’ artwork. Further promoting the deep ties the community has to the Land Park neighborhood, Eskaton staff worked closely with Moni & Gregory Kondos (current midtown residents) to design a “journey though California” art experience. “How much more Sacramento can you get than Kondos,” Tristin Benjamin, Executive Director of Eskaton Monroe Lodge, said. “We are lucky to have received such a gift as working with the Kondos family,” he said. The unveiling was a wonderful... Read more.
Exposures: I Care: Crafting warmth for newborns
December 8, 2013 - Eskaton Village Carmichael
Marian Thompson sits in her floral armchair, gently tugging on a spool of yarn. Her purple needles work in harmony, stitching a fluffy white baby cap with green Christmas trees and red stripes. At 96, her hands ache with arthritis, but she rarely stops to rest them.
She knits more baby caps than any member of the Kiddie Kaps knitting group at Eskaton Village in Carmichael. Read more.
Seniors, Children Form Meaningful Connections
November 5, 2013 - Eskaton
An innovative program that connects seniors with school children has some Eskaton residents singing and “Skyping” its praises. Read more.
Finding a Place Where Mom Can Thrive
October 12, 2013 - Eskaton Village Placerville
Finding a place where mom can thrive with a little help became easy when Eskaton Village Placerville opened its doors. The assisted-living facility’s professional, caring staff make the facility an ideal place to live. Read more.
Roebbelen Advocates for Eskaton’s Philanthropic Partner Program
September 19, 2013 - Eskaton Foundation
Roebbelen Contracting, Inc. is proud to partner with Eskaton Foundation, the largest nonprofit, community-based organization in the region serving seniors. Their Philanthropic Partner Program allows businesses, like Roebbelen, to help in contributing to the improved quality of life for seniors in the community. Read more.
In Recognition Of The 40Th Anniversary Of Eskaton Monroe Lodge Independent Living
June 11, 2013 - Eskaton Monroe Lodge
Rep. Doris Matsui -- Mr. Speaker, I rise today in recognition of Eskaton Monroe Lodge as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary. I ask my colleagues to join me in honoring the hardworking staff, volunteers and supporters who have ensured that this fine organization is able to provide valuable senior living and social services to Sacramento's seniors. Read more.
High-tech devices to meet housing and care needs of older people
May 31, 2013 - Eskaton Village Roseville
Smart vests, ‘granny pods’ and robot friends: is this the future for our ageing population?
At Eskaton Village, in Roseville, California, which is home to 115 older people, apartments are fitted with motion sensors which respond to anomalies in residents’ regular routines. Read more.
Placerville Eskaton Cottages open for business
May 17, 2013 - Eskaton Village Placerville
An anthill of workers and activity bustled around the new cottages at the Placerville Eskaton Village on May 14, landscaping and finishing projects to be ready for the grand opening on Wednesday. Read more.
“In the Mind of the Beholder” Intergenerational Art Show at Sacramento Gallery
April 26, 2013 - Eskaton
What does happiness look like? How would you visualize happiness if you were six, or eighty-six?
Exhibition co-producers, Eskaton, a Northern California aging services provider, and ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer’s, set out to guide individuals through a process to identify and share what makes them happy.
After a successful pilot, then what?
April 8, 2013 - Eskaton
Like many senior care providers, at the top of our agenda at Eskaton is the pursuit of business initiatives that enable efficiencies, cost control, and better care. For us, technology has been part of the answer. Read more.
Eskaton Skilled Nursing Centers Rank Among Nation's Best
March 5, 2013 - Eskaton Care Centers
Eskaton’s skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in Sacramento, Fair Oaks and Carmichael ranked among the nation’s best, according to the “U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Homes 2013” ratings. Read more.
Holidays can be turning point in decision to move into seniors community
January 6, 2013 - Eskaton Care Centers
During a visit to Sacramento over the holidays a year ago, Nancy Lee Moore started shopping around for a senior residence community that felt comfortable to her. Read more.