Celebrating the Holidays with Our Local Boy Scouts
Carlton Senior Living San Leandro | December 18, 2016

Celebrating the Holidays with Our Local Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts troop #506 made their annual holiday visit to Carlton San Leandro to sing Christmas carols for our residents, which of course spread many smiles. Troop #506 is from our local Roosevelt Elementary School. This beloved tradition came on a very special day for the Scouts, being that it was their 75th anniversary of being a chartered troop. Congratulations! We’re so happy to have been able to celebrate your special milestone together! We’re already looking forward to having you visit our community again soon. Happy 75th Anniversary Troop #506 Troop #506 singing us Christmas carols. Read more about the Entertainment and Events at Carlto …

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Diablo Ballet Visit – The Nutcracker – San Leandro
Carlton Senior Living San Leandro | December 12, 2016

Diablo Ballet Visit - The Nutcracker - San Leandro

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro received a very special visit from Oakland’s Diablo Ballet. The stars of the Nutcracker shared their history with the ballet, their daily routines, and what it takes to prepare for this iconic holiday tradition. They ended with three performances, including the unforgettable Flower Dance, the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Waltz of the Snowflakes. It was a nostalgic and enjoyable evening for all. Learn more about the great Entertainment and Events offered in our Carlton Senior Living communities.

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Veterans Day 2016 – San Leandro
Carlton Senior Living San Leandro | November 16, 2016

Veterans Day 2016 - San Leandro

Veteran’s at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro gathered to be honored on this Veteran’s Day with a special pinning ceremony. We began with saluting the flag while pledging the allegiance.  Each Veteran was then recognized with a certificate of appreciation, and a gold American flag pin. Residents shared their stories of triumphs and tribulations, shared their metals and memorabilia and most moving of all, their appreciation for one another. We truly honor their service and all that they have given to our country. Please enjoy the photo gallery below:

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Carlton San Leandro’s Night at the Opera
Carlton Senior Living San Leandro | November 11, 2016

Carlton San Leandro's Night at the Opera

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro residents, family and associates dressed to the nines to celebrate a wonderful “night at the opera.” The night began with a formal cocktail social, including a music of the night martini bar followed by a candle lit prime rib dinner in the dining room. The evening was ended with an unforgettable performance of Opera singer Chris Pucci’s rendition of Phantom of the Opera. What a spectacular Carlton event!

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Alzheimer’s Association BBQ – San Leandro
Community Events | September 2, 2016

Alzheimer's Association BBQ - San Leandro

The fine people at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro raised $413 in cash at our annual BBQ for the Alzheimer’s Association! We currently have $611 in cash in addition to all the online donations for team San Leandro! Enjoy the video of the Pie Eating contest below:  

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It’s “A Matter of Balance” in San Leandro
Carlton Senior Living Blog | August 30, 2016

It's "A Matter of Balance" in San Leandro

A Matter of Balance is an evidence based fall prevention program that was piloted at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro. This 8-week structured class emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Residents learned to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance. Our last session was proceeded by a graduation ceremony complete with graduations caps, certificates of completion and a pizza party. Our proud resident graduates were Mildred Field, Jim Helt, Abby Her …

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Annual Local Hero BBQ – San Leandro
Carlton Senior Living Blog | July 29, 2016

Annual Local Hero BBQ - San Leandro

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro hosted their Annual Local Hero BBQ honoring all that our service men and women do for San Leandro.  Firefighters, paramedics, policemen, members of the city of San Leandro, and Mayor Pauline Cutter enjoyed a luncheon in their honor and the company of our residents and staff. Please enjoy the photos below.

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Resident Garden – San Leandro
Carlton Senior Living Blog | July 14, 2016

Resident Garden - San Leandro

Residents at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro gathered in the beautiful courtyard garden to plant succulent gardens, each resident planted individual succulents in mason jars to take back to their apartments. We also planted four succulent arrangements in large pots to keep in the courtyard. A splendid day spent in the best way!

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Associates on the Move – Veronica Pavlakis

Associates on the Move - Veronica Pavlakis

When Veronica Pavlakis was still in high school, she decided to volunteer at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro (formerly Carlton Plaza San Leandro). The location was close to her home and she earned high school credits for the hours she worked. Though she was only 15 years old at the time, Pavlakis said she bonded with many residents at the community. Pavlakis enjoyed the experience so much she applied to work for Carlton Senior Living, and in 2008, she became the Director of First Impressions. In that position, Pavlakis said she really started to understand the Carlton Senior Living philosophy. “No one here says, ‘That’s not my job,’” Pavlak …

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Red Nose Day – San Leandro

Red Nose Day - San Leandro

Residents and staff at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro sported red attire and red noses in support of Walgreens movement to fight youth poverty in the United States. With each purchase of a red nose Walgreens donates a percentage to this life changing cause. Enjoy the photo gallery below!

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Resident Spotlight – Jim Helt

Resident Spotlight - Jim Helt

Little Jimmy was born in St. Paul, MN on March 3, 1940, living in the Midwest for 22 years. Soon after graduating from Northern Iowa University,  I enlisted in the Officer Training Program of the US Air Force, becoming a Computer Officer. I am a Viet Nam War vet.  During my tour many thoughts about war and its ramifications kept spinning through my head, making me think profoundly –  right/wrong, war/peace. My work life was varied –  public accounting, military, Franciscan brother, Meals on Wheels coordinator, Assistant to the Chief Accountant at Providence Hospital. Being a native Midwesterner my favorite foods include baked walleyed pike fi …

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Cinco De Mayo Celebration – San Leandro

Cinco De Mayo Celebration - San Leandro

Residents at Carlton San Leandro celebrated Cinco De Mayo with a courtyard celebration, including music, margaritas, chips and salsa and mango popsicles. But the highlight of the afternoon was a surprise traditional dance performed by non other then our personal care givers Georgina Nicolas and Maria Aquino! Please enjoy the photos and video below.  

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