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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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COVID-19 Hosting Engaging Activities by Phone with RingCentral
Carlton Senior Living | March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Hosting Engaging Activities by Phone with RingCentral

Our Personal Expressions teams are getting creative in providing residents with a variety of options to remain mentally stimulated and socially active while following social distancing guidelines. Using RingCentral, we’re hosting activities like trivia, brain games, and Bingo over the phone. Residents love being able to interact with neighbors while playing along. Friends and family have even joined in the fun from out of the state as well as out of the country. Want to know more? Contact your Personal Expressions team.  

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COVID-19 Update March 10th, 2020
Carlton Senior Living | March 10, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 10th, 2020

At Carlton Senior Living our resident’s safety, health and well-being are always our priority. We regret to inform you that a resident of our Elk Grove Community who was recently diagnosed with COVID-19 while in the hospital, unfortunately passed away this evening. The resident will be greatly missed and we are all saddened by this loss. Our hearts are with the family and we ask that you respect their privacy at this time. As we were made aware of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) coming to the United States, we immediately took action to elevate precautionary measures in efforts to prevent the spread to our Communities. We have been in close contact wi …

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COVID-19 Update March 7th, 2020
Corona Virus | March 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 7th, 2020

Dear Carlton Senior Living Residents, Families, Staff and Friends, We at Carlton Senior Living feel it is important to keep you updated on our efforts and the measures we are taking in order to prevent COVID-19 from spreading to our Communities. We know that times like these can be challenging when there is such a concern with COVID-19 (the coronavirus) and the spread of it to ourselves and/or the ones we love. We want you to know that Carlton Senior Living is taking precautionary measures to keep our residents, staff and loved ones safe from this contagious virus. We are following all recommendations from the CDC and local Health Departments …

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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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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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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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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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