COVID-19 Update February 28th, 2020
Corona Virus | February 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update February 28th, 2020

Hello Carlton Senior Living Residents, Families, Staff and Friends, I am sure you are aware of the continued local and national developments related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Understandably, there is a lot of concern regarding how this virus will impact our local community and the surrounding areas. Carlton Senior Living has been actively working within the guidelines provided by the CDC and our local Health Department. We will closely monitor developments and follow the directions of our County Health Service Department and other related agencies. Carlton Senior Living has dedicated Plant Operations and Housekeeping teams that are …

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Love & Wine, Better with Time
Carlton Senior Living | February 27, 2020

Love & Wine, Better with Time

“Wine adds a smile to friendship and a spark to love.” ~Edmondo de Amicis Our Carlton Senior Living Davis community was honored to be chosen as the caterer for the Yolo Wine Dinner during the month of love hosted by the Davis Senior Center.   Chef Roberto and Lead Cook Ben joined together to present a three-course plated dinner that was accompanied by a wonderful selection of both red and white wines.   The wines were hand selected by Larry Chandler from local Yolo County wineries, showcasing some of the best wine options in our very own backyard of Yolo County. Clarksburg Matchbook Batia Due Vigne       The first cou …

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Resident Spotlight – Jacque Andrews
Carlton Senior Living | February 24, 2020

Resident Spotlight - Jacque Andrews

Meet Carlton Senior Living spotlight resident, Jacque Andrews — Jacque was born on October 22, 1931, in Topeka, Kansas to parents Ralph and Ann Pantier and was the second of two daughters. Jacque’s older sister, Barbara, was more beautiful and social and she felt like she grew up in her older sister’s shadow. After junior high, the Pantier family moved to Manhattan, Kansas and Jacque graduated from high school there in 1949. Jacque went on to attend Kansas State University where a stroke of fate and an error in her class schedule would lead to meeting her future husband. During her junior year of college, Jacque had intended to become a home …

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Beautiful Moments to Behold with Carlton Leadership
Carlton Associates & Career News | February 23, 2020

Beautiful Moments to Behold with Carlton Leadership

As we close out National Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Staff Education Week, we recognize the important role of educating our staff; both community managers and those at our corporate office, with the tools to serve our residents living with a diagnosis of Memory Impairment. At Carlton Senior Living, one way we approach this goal is through our Carlton Senior Living Leadership. The Leadership class occurs every year with a new group of dynamic professionals who have applied from all 11 communities as well as our Corporate office. They are each interviewed and then selected to embark on an intensified program, which offers individuals …

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Carlton Cupids Spread Joy and Raise More Than Spirits
Carlton Senior Living | February 16, 2020

Carlton Cupids Spread Joy and Raise More Than Spirits

The “Carlton Cupids” from our Downtown Pleasant Hill community were not only busy spreading love and happiness, this Valentine’s Day, they also were making a difference as the proceeds from each Valentine delivery will be donated to the Contra Costa Blue Star Moms. “Families signed their loved-one up to receive a personalized Valentine’s Day greeting from our cupids, including a card, a teddy bear and many hugs. Our cupids had a great time spreading joy. A few tears of joy were shed when we saw how much this small gesture brightened the day of our residents.  A beautiful project and so fun to do for the second year in a row. We raised $160 fo …

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Resident Spotlight – Peggy De La Cruz
Carlton Senior Living | February 16, 2020

Resident Spotlight - Peggy De La Cruz

Meet Carlton Senior Living spotlight resident, Peggy Del La Cruz – Peggy was born in Carnegie, Nebraska. She was the second to last child of 12 children. Peggy and her late husband, Faustino, were married in Reno, Nevada on New Year’s in 1950 which also happened to be her groom’s only day off. Together they shared four children, 14 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Peggy and Faustino were married for almost 70 years prior to his passing in 2019. Peggy worked at Joann Fabrics for 10 years. Some words of wisdom are, “go to church and never lie.” Some words to describe Peggy are friendly, happy, and loving. One thing that Peggy is looki …

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Coronavirus Information From the CDC
Senior Health & Wellness | February 11, 2020

Coronavirus Information From the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.  Additional cases have been identified in other international locations, including the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more and additional information is available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome a …

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Resident Spotlight – Paul Camerer & Judi Cain
Carlton Senior Living | February 9, 2020

Resident Spotlight - Paul Camerer & Judi Cain

Meet Paul Camerer and Judi Cain, Carlton Senior Living’s spotlight residents – Paul and Judi Cain have been together for four years and they met at Carlton Senior Living Sacramento. Judi is a Sacramento native and worked at the California Department of Motor Vehicles for over thirty years. She raised two children and two stepchildren with her husband, Larry. Paul was born in Illinois but traveled often with his family growing up. He was in the United States Air Force for 25 years and came to California in 1962. Paul was a high school teacher in the Sacramento and Folsom area for about 15 years where he taught physical science and auto mechani …

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Taking Senior Fitness to the Next Level with Live 2 B Healthy

Taking Senior Fitness to the Next Level with Live 2 B Healthy

We LOVE the fact that we get to share some very exciting news with you! Our Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill community (shown below) participated in the “Most Fit Live 2 B Healthy Community” national contest in January and ranked in the top 3 most fit communities nationwide. And with almost a 70% increase in participation, we ranked #1 in the challenge with 44 new participants joining our communities’ program. We congratulate all four of our Carlton Senior Living communities who participated in the challenge; our Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Concord and Carlton Senior Living Sacramento communities who …

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