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Lean On Me – A Tribute To Friendship
Carlton Residents | April 11, 2020

Lean On Me - A Tribute To Friendship

A tribute to friendship featuring residents, associates and friends of Carlton Senior Living. With all that’s happening in the world today, we remain focused on our commitment to love, honor and provide for our residents. It is our hope to bring some comfort and smiles not only to our cherished residents but to their concerned families. Together we will thrive through this. https://youtu.be/aNFO9DKwvMc Lyrics to Lean On Me Sometimes in our lives we all have pain We all have sorrow But if we are wise We know that there’s always tomorrow Lean on me, when you’re not strong And I’ll be your friend I’ll help you carry on For it won’t be long ‘Til …

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Enjoying a Healthy Dose of Fresh Air and Sunshine
Carlton Senior Living | April 2, 2020

Enjoying a Healthy Dose of Fresh Air and Sunshine

David and Charlotte of Carlton Senior Living San Jose are enjoying a healthy dose of fresh air and sunshine on this beautiful spring day. Since direct sunlight is our bodies’ main source of Vitamin D, even just a few minutes of sun exposure a day can help increase your levels of Vitamin D, which has been known to help fight off a variety of health conditions. Learn more about Sunlight and Your Health on WebMD.  

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Room Service At Carlton During These Trying Times
Carlton Residents | March 30, 2020

Room Service At Carlton During These Trying Times

“Food tastes great no matter where you eat it.” Carlton Senior Living understands that meal time is one of the most look forward to activities for our residents. It is our goal to make healthy, fun and tasty meals that can hopefully put a smile on everyones faces during these challenging times.

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COVID-19 Staying Connected Through Technologies New and Old
Assisted Living | March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Staying Connected Through Technologies New and Old

While many are embracing new technologies to communicate with family and friends, others are turning to more traditional technologies like paper and pen.   Upper Left: Craftopolis Craft Club creates beautiful handmade cards for residents of Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove. Upper Right: Pat from Carlton Senior Living Davis exchanges smiles with her son and daughter via video call. Lower Left: Ruth’s daily visits with her son and family continue at Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill thanks to Zoom. Lower Right: Zayn, a local elementary school student, takes to paper and pen to connect with residents at Carlton Senior Living Downt …

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COVID-19 Mission: Hydration  – Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill
Assisted Living | March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Mission: Hydration - Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill

These are such difficult times for so many people in so many ways. We encourage people to utilize the below resource from the CDC to assist with navigating concerns and anxiety regarding COVID-19 CDC Crisis Counselor: 1-800-985-5990 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fcoping.html Drinking plenty of fluids is important for everyone, especially seniors, and associates of Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill are cruising halls daily with their mobile hydration station. With an abundance of smiles and water to go around, …

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Resident Spotlight – Bud Schmidt
Carlton Senior Living Blog | March 22, 2020

Resident Spotlight - Bud Schmidt

Meet Carlton Senior Living spotlight resident, Bud Schmidt – Bud is originally from Missouri and served in the Navy on the USS Rogers as a Petty Officer during the Korean War. While onboard, Bud was involved in saving the life of a pilot whose plane went down in the ocean. Bud and his fellow crew members pulled the pilot to safety with a grappling hook. Bud has an Associate in Engineering degree from USC as well as an industry honorary engineering degree. He began working for Lockheed in Van Nuys, California after his service with the Navy was over. Bud then transferred to Lockheed in Sunnyvale in 1963. Bud and his wife Shirley were married f …

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Assisted Living | March 20, 2020

COVID-19 And Trying To Make A Tough Situation Brighter

Dinner Room Service With “The Carlton Daily” 03/19/2020 – To jazz up our room service deliveries, we will now be sending out “The Carlton Daily” as a liner on the dinner tray, or it can be folded and put into the dinner to-go boxes in the hopes to bring a bit of fun activity to the dinner hour. We will send out a new one every day in the hopes to bring not only a fun activity but a bit of optimism to our cherished seniors. We are always on the lookout for innovative approaches to help keep our residents active, healthy and happy, so please stay tuned for what our imaginative staff comes up with next. A little Love A little Activity A little D …

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COVID-19 | March 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update 03/15/2020

All of us at Carlton Senior Living are working hard to protect your health and well-being during this most challenging time.  We have heard your concerns about recently implemented policies, requests and directives associated with containing the COVID-19 virus both here at Carlton and in the larger community.  As you know, this is a serious matter and it is imperative that you follow all protocols and directives from public health officials. Throughout the last week, Carlton Elk Grove residents who displayed any COVID-19 symptoms were tested for the virus.  Out of the tests taken, one has returned positive.  The affected resident is remaining …

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“Lucy Hanson Remembers…” by Resident, Harriett Burt
Carlton Senior Living | March 6, 2020

"Lucy Hanson Remembers..." by Resident, Harriett Burt

This article detailing a specific time period in the life of Lucy Hanson, a resident of Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill was written by fellow resident and Martinez News-Gazette writer, Harriett Burt. At one point in her life, an Arab fortune teller in French Algeria told teenage Lucienne ‘Lucy’ Hanson, “I see you in uniform. I see water very, very far away….” No matter how skeptical one might be about fortune tellers, this turned out to be a true vision. Lucy wore a U.S. Army uniform from 1945 until 1947 when she crossed the Atlantic as the bride of an American army officer with a baby on the way. Born in Aix-les-Baines, France in 1925, L …

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Resident Spotlight – Jim Enright
Carlton Senior Living Blog | March 1, 2020

Resident Spotlight - Jim Enright

Meet Carlton Senior Living spotlight resident, James “Jim” Enright – Jim was born May 1, 1945 in Somerville, Massachusetts. His parents, Nora and John, were from County Kerry, Ireland. Jim has two siblings, Maryann (now Sister Maryann, since she became a Roman Catholic nun) and his late brother John. Sister Maryann and Jim are still very close and talk often. Jim’s favorite childhood memories revolve around another kid named Billy Connors. Jim always relished the moment to beat him up or get beat up by him. He stated that they were “always equally matched and no one else could fight us. I guess we did not agree on much.” Really, they were goo …

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