Friday Jun 19 2009
Eskaton celebrates new village center
Seniors take advantage of new amenities at Roseville community
Homeowners at Lakemont Homes Eskaton Village in Roseville are now swimming, exercising and socializing at the village center, which celebrated a grand opening last weekend. The weekend included free snacks, live music and cooking demonstrations from La Provence Restaurant in Roseville. Tours were provided of the glass covered all-season pool area, the Bistro Café, the gathering room, exercise facility, computer bank and library. Prize giveaways included a pack of four River Cats tickets, season tickets to the Music Circus and a grand prize of $1,000 in cash. “The completion of this village center is a beautiful thing,” said Tom Bors, Northern California division president in a news release.“It signifies a complete community; with the homes, the lodge residents, and now the village center. We are excited to continue assisting people in the journey of aging in place.” Eskaton Village Roseville, the recipient of the 2008 MAME Community of the Year Award welcomes visitors into its model homes, which are open for tours throughout the two-day event. The decorated models incorporate roomy halls and doorways and oversized windows for natural light. Appliances are positioned for ease of use and bathrooms are designed for senior safety. In addition, the community boasts a 24/7 courtesy patrol and is gated as a safety feature. The village also features the Eskaton Demonstration Home, a teaching tool for senior homebuilders and winner of National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council’s building and design award. The Eskaton Lodge, an assisted living and memory care facility is designed for seniors who need the extra help. The Village Center will offer educational classes and a place to hold a variety of club meetings. Daytrips to various places of interests will also be on the agenda once the center is open for use. The Bistro Café will offer light lunches, desserts and hot drinks. The Gathering Room features a floor to ceiling fireplace and a number of computers for homeowners to use. The activities room will allow homeowners to take classes in crafts and watch movies on a large screen television that drops down from the ceiling. A reading room is also in the design. For more information about Eskaton Village Roseville, call (866) 904-6767.