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Eaton’s Assisted Living Community will be Transformed

Eaton’s Assisted Living Community will be Transformed

Sometimes business decisions are difficult for us to make because of the effect they have on the people we care about.  We have provided a quality supportive and caring environment for our assisted living residents since the building opened in 1988 as one of the first assisted living communities in Colorado.  At that time, ourRead more about Eaton’s Assisted Living Community will be Transformed[…]

Wellness Coaching at Eaton Senior Communities

Wellness Coaching at Eaton Senior Communities

In partnership with Metropolitan State University (MSU) of Denver, a wellness coaching program at Eaton Senior Communities is helping wellness coach interns practice their profession while senior residents of Eaton’s communities improve their health and wellness. Late last year, the Residences at Eaton Senior Communities received a $50,000 grant from LeadingAge’s Innovations Fund to createRead more about Wellness Coaching at Eaton Senior Communities[…]

Meet ESC’s Resident Services Coordinator

Meet ESC’s Resident Services Coordinator

What is a service coordinator? Service coordinators help save taxpayer dollars by connecting low-income people to vital supportive services. Some of these services, helping seniors maintain their independence, include in-home care, rent subsidies and food stamps. According to the American Association of Services Coordinators, the cost of these services plus a share of the serviceRead more about Meet ESC’s Resident Services Coordinator[…]

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[…]