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Technology Upgrades!

Technology Upgrades!

Eaton is passionate about supporting residents in accessing and utilizing technology. As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued, Eaton has invested in upgrading the programs and technology infrastructure to ensure that residents can remain connected.  iPad Program – Since 2015, Eaton’s unique iPad program provides microloans for residents to purchase iPads. Eaton purchases the iPads inRead more about Technology Upgrades![…]

Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

It’s fall ya’ll! Did you know that Eaton is conveniently and centrally located for lots of great outdooor socially-distanced (and masked!) autumn activities?  Check out some of our favorites here:  Lair O’ The Bear Park: “Lair o’ the Bear Park is a favorite of Open Space visitors and families due to its abundance of picnicRead more about Autumn Activities[…]

What is ageism?

What is ageism?

What is ageism? Ageism is discrimination and/or prejudice against people based on their age. What can ageism look like?  Having a hiring preference for younger workers Assuming older adults are bad at technology Making jokes at the expense of older adults Viewing older adults as a homogeneous population Doctors placating older adult patients  How doesRead more about What is ageism?[…]

The Passions Project Photography Project: Powered by Pinkard

The Passions Project Photography Project: Powered by Pinkard

The Passions Project is a portrait series created by photographer Heidi Wagner that captures the essence of older adults doing what they love to do. Through her lens, Heidi makes visible what is often unseen — a new view of aging that includes vitality, independence and meaning. Pinkard Construction sponsored this amazing project at EatonRead more about The Passions Project Photography Project: Powered by Pinkard[…]

What are the “levels of care” in senior living?

What are the “levels of care” in senior living?

 What are the “levels of care” in senior living?  By: Kate West, Director of Community Development  The demographics of the baby boomer generation, individuals born between 1946-1964, is reshaping America’s landscape. By 2030, twenty percent of the U.S. population will be 65 and older (Silva 2016).  Already, the field of aging services has experienced largeRead more about What are the “levels of care” in senior living?[…]

Why would you consider moving to a senior living community?

Why would you consider moving to a senior living community?

Why would you consider moving to a senior living community – especially during a global pandemic? 1.) Built-in support network: Although residents at Eaton are not participating in face-to-face social events, residents are still staying connected to their neighbors. Whether it is a friendly phone call or a wave across the hall when they bothRead more about Why would you consider moving to a senior living community?[…]