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Ask The Elders: How to Stress Less & Refresh

Carlton’s residents love sharing the wisdom they’ve have gained through years of experience. This month Memory Care residents from Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove have some practical parenting advice to offer. The next letter in our “Ask the Elders” series was submitted by a repressed parent who is in desperate need of some personal time.     Dear Elders: My life is so busy and chaotic that I often feel overwhelmed. My family is very demanding of my time and I’m in need of some serious stress relief. What advice can you give me to help me get through the day? –Stressed & Stretched Thin   Stressed & Stretched Thin: All …


by Denee Coleman

Ask The Elders, Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove, Memory Care, Resident Focus

Ask The Elders: Beating the Back-to-School Blues

Carlton’s residents love sharing the wisdom they’ve have gained through years of experience. As the dog days of summer dwindle, students everywhere are reminded of the inevitable return to the classroom and so we asked the elders to offer their advice on heading back to school. The next two letters in our “Ask the Elders” series come from a couple of perplexed parents who are already seeking reprieve from the return of the school year.     Dear Elders: My kids will be heading back to school soon and are anxious about the new school year. What advice do you have to help them beat the back to school blues? –Mom Before the Storm …


by Denee Coleman

Ask The Elders, Carlton Senior Living San Jose, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Memory Care, Resident Focus

Newlywed Advice

It’s not only our residents who sometimes find love at Carlton, on occasion our associates do as well! We are thrilled to congratulate Patrick and Denee on the joining of their two hearts!   Our Carlton Senior Living Sacramento memory care residents; Flo, Anthony and Mary have extended to them advice as Newlyweds that will help them find practicality, humor and longevity in their marriage.   How can you keep the In-Laws happy? -Show them the money! (Flo) What makes a successful marriage? -Discussions and communication. (Flo) -Have children, always listen and respond to what the other one is saying. (Flo) -Having plenty of money helps. (A …


by Jessica Beck

Ask The Elders, Blog, Carlton Associates & Career News, Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

Carlton's Elder Advice Panel

Ask The Elders: Clash of the Cohabitating Cousins

Carlton’s residents love sharing the wisdom they have gained through years of experience and do so regularly through Elder Wisdom Circle, an online community which connects advice-seekers with insightful and thoughtful seniors who offer their advice on a range of topics. We hope you’ll enjoy our Ask The Elders series and our second letter comes to us from a frustrated advisee who is tired of dealing with her conceited cousin who is also her roommate: Dear Elders: I currently live with my self-centered cousin in a house we rent together and I’m planning to move in August because I just can’t deal with her anymore. When she comes home from work …


by Denee Coleman

Ask The Elders, Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill, Resident Focus

Carlton's Elder Advice Panel

Ask The Elders: How do I convince my parents to back off a bit?

Carlton’s residents love sharing the wisdom they have gained through years of experience and do so regularly through Elder Wisdom Circle, an online community which connects advice-seekers with insightful and thoughtful seniors who offer their advice on a range of topics. We recently polled our Facebook audience about which resident activity we should spotlight and the winner was “Resident Advice” having received 58% of the votes. We hope you’ll enjoy our Ask The Elders series and the first letter comes to us from an adult child who is fed up with the constant attention she has been receiving from her controlling parents:     Dear El …


by Denee Coleman

Ask The Elders, Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill, Resident Focus