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The Residences at ESC is the recipient of the 2015 LeadingAge Innovations Fund Grant

The Residences at ESC is the recipient of the 2015 LeadingAge Innovations Fund Grant

Eaton Senior Communities is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the 2015 LeadingAge Innovations Fund Grant for Addressing Wellness Programs in Affordable Senior Housing Settings. The LeadingAge Innovations Fund seeks to catalyze innovation among nonprofit providers of aging services by awarding grants for programs that promise to have a demonstrable impact onRead more about The Residences at ESC is the recipient of the 2015 LeadingAge Innovations Fund Grant[…]

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners:  Pro Active Podiatry

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Pro Active Podiatry

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, most Americans log an amazing 75,000 miles on their feet by the time they reach age 50. With proper detection, intervention, and care, most foot and ankle problems ranging from arthritis, muscle and tendon problems or joint and nerve disorders can be lessened or prevented. Dr. Kay VaikayeeRead more about Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Pro Active Podiatry[…]

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Friendly Pet Visits

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Friendly Pet Visits

There is plenty of research that points to the benefits of human and pet interactions. It’s been known to lower blood pressure and pulse rate, decrease visits to the doctor, lessen depression, and ease loneliness. Carol Rossini discovered the positive effects when she took her dog, Nissa, to the hospital to visit her ill husband.Read more about Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Friendly Pet Visits[…]

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners:  Nate Mohler, Acupuncturist, Taijiquan Instructor

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Nate Mohler, Acupuncturist, Taijiquan Instructor

According to the president of the American Holistic Health Association, Suzan Walker, MBA, “Holistic Health is an approach to life…the ancient approach to health considers the whole person and how he/she interacts with his or her environment. It emphasizes the connection of mind, body and spirit.” Nate Mohler, ESC’s Tai Chi instructor and acupuncturist, epitomizesRead more about Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Nate Mohler, Acupuncturist, Taijiquan Instructor[…]

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Senior Reach

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Senior Reach

Supporting older adults’ health and wellness is a priority at Eaton Senior Communities. In considering all of the dimensions of wellness, emotional wellness is especially important in later life as seniors experience loss and transition. Through ESC’s partnership with HealthSET, our residents have access to Senior Reach, a preventive community program founded in 2005 thatRead more about Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Senior Reach[…]

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners:  HealthSET

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: HealthSET

Offering a variety of health and wellness activities onsite at ESC is important in order to support residents in “aging well”. In addition to the weekly wellness clinics hosted by ESC’s wellness nurse, our community partners at HealthSET have been providing a health promotion clinic on-site since February 2013 to further support aging in place.Read more about Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: HealthSET[…]

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners:  Metropolitan State University of Denver

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Metropolitan State University of Denver

Metropolitan State University of Denver has partnered with Eaton Senior Communities in a couple of ways – first by providing internship opportunities to health professions and social work students, and eventually expanding to provide ongoing volunteer opportunities for the Integrative Health Care Program students focusing on holistic wellness. The Wellness Coach/Aging Services internship was createdRead more about Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Metropolitan State University of Denver[…]

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners:  Legacy Healthcare Services

Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Legacy Healthcare Services

One of Eaton Senior Communities’ wellness partners, Legacy Healthcare Services, provides onsite physical, occupational and speech therapy services to ESC’s residents. Anne Shimek, Legacy’s Regional Vice President, states, “Our goal in affordable housing communities is to assess the resident’s safety, mobility and ability to care for themselves and we address any obstacles that prevent themRead more about Highlighting ESC’s Wellness Partners: Legacy Healthcare Services[…]

Why do we offer Affordable Housing plus Services?

Why do we offer Affordable Housing plus Services?

So why does ESC offer affordable housing coupled with supportive onsite services? Transportation can be a great challenge for many of our residents. For that reason ESC strives to bring as many services onsite as possible. Tai Chi, acupuncture, massage, blood pressure clinics, and health services such as audiology, dermatology, optometry and laboratory services areRead more about Why do we offer Affordable Housing plus Services?[…]

Building a Culture of Wellness in Affordable Housing

Building a Culture of Wellness in Affordable Housing

In today’s world, older adult consumers seek active communities that provide a variety of supportive services to facilitate aging in place. As an affordable housing provider since 1980, Eaton Senior Communities (ESC) has been purposeful in its mission “to provide affordable housing in a service-rich environment that enables all to live to their fullest potential.”Read more about Building a Culture of Wellness in Affordable Housing[…]