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Smart Living

A smarter approach to healthier living.

Smart sensor technologies have revolutionized the way businesses approach and solve problems. At Eskaton, it’s no different. We believe smarter is better, and that embracing smart sensor technologies will help transform the aging experience. Partnering with K4Connect, we are implementing smart home features to meet a variety of needs for older adults. With these technologies residents will be able to connect with their families and friends, stay engaged with their community, reduce fall risk and have advanced smart lighting systems that promote ease and comfort. This signature program is just one of many developments to enhance the well-being and independence of residents.

Connect

Contact friends and family members with just the press of a button.

Engage

Stay connected to community life. View the menu, sign up for events, read the latest news, and set automated reminders all from one easy-to-use app.

Control

Smart lighting and thermostats can be adjusted to fit your individualized preferences. Control your environment using the app or your Amazon Alexa device.

Prevent

Help reduce the risk of falls by automatically turning on bathroom lights.


Eskaton Resident using her Alexa and iPad

How It Works:

  • Smart light switches are integrated throughout the apartment ensuring lights can be controlled with remote, app or your voice-controlled device
  • Embedded motion sensors enable automated lighting functionality
  • Smart sensing technology over time learns the person’s normal daily patterns and generates reports based on what has been learned
  • Additional smart technologies can be added to enhance the livability and adaptability of the home

Here are the Eskaton communities offering smart living.

Learn more at eskaton.org/connect.

News

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Eskaton Deploys Amazon Alexa to 100 Seniors in Assisted Living

May 6, 2019

Eskaton, a nonprofit Sacramento-based senior living organization, and K4Connect, a mission-centered technology company, announced an expanded partnership to bring voice assistance to all residents living at Eskaton Village Roseville. Eskaton is the first senior living provider in California to offer the Amazon Alexa to all its residents in one community. Read more.

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Assisted Living Community Gives Every Resident ‘Alexa’ To Help Keep Their Independence

May 7, 2019

A newer piece of technology is helping senior citizens keep their independence. The small device is helping the elderly in a big way.

Joyce Lynch, 92, is a resident at the Eskaton Village Roseville, a non-profit senior-based living community.

“My children keep thinking I should join the 21st century, and I think Alexa has made it possible,” Lynch said. “She’s really great, she tells me what time of day it is.”

Eskaton Roseville is the first assisted living community in California to provide every resident with an Amazon Echo, thanks to a partnership with K4Connect, a technology company that works to empower older adults. Watch news video.