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Welcome Jon McCraw, New Executive Director at Poet's Corner!

Carlton Senior Living is thrilled to announce our new Executive Director at our Poet’s Corner location, Jon McCraw. Jon joins Carlton with 23 years of experience in various roles of senior care. As he recalls, it indeed all began for him growing up as a young child. Jon attributes this time of his life as extra meaningful because he lived in the same town as all four of his grandparents. Their involvement and engagement in his life was pivotal for his interactions as a child through his teenage years and have lasted now well into his adulthood. The church was a significant part of his early life, and he can recall that he wasn’t shy about sit …


by Jessica Beck

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Pleasant Hill Hiring Event

Pleasant Hill Hiring Event

We’d love for you to join us for our Pleasant Hill hiring event. Saturday, March 17th  10AM to 1PM Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill 175 Cleaveland Road Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 Location Details Walk-In interviews will be conducted. We are currently hiring Personal Care Aides, Medication Technicians and LVNs to provide services to our Assisted Living and Memory Care Residents at our Downtown Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill and Poet’s Corner communities. It takes a special group of employees to help our senior residents live their lives to the fullest, surrounded by love, kindness and care. We believe happy employees help to ensure happ …


by Denee Naro

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George & Sanae's Secret to Love

George and Sanae Otsuki Established 1944 Thomas Merton famously quoted… “Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone- we find it with another.” George and Sanae Otsuki’s love story has stood the test of time and transition. They first met while still in grammar school when their families knew one another. However, they did not actually begin dating as a couple at that time and were more acquaintances. As their daughter recalls, Sanae was initially reluctant to date George due to the fact that he was younger than she by almost 2 years. But, as most good things come together in life, George was consistent, …


by Jessica Beck

Carlton Senior Living Poet's Corner Pleasant Hill, Resident Focus

Pleasant Hill Care Staff Career Fair

We’d love for you to join us for our Pleasant Hill Care Staff Career Fair Tuesday, February 20th 9AM-11AM and 4PM to 6PM   Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill 2770 Pleasant Hill Road Pleasant Hill, CA. 94523 Location Details Learn about multiple clinical positions including: Personal Care Aides, Medication Technicians and LVNs. We welcome CNA applicants. Employment opportunities are available in our Poet’s Corner, Pleasant Hill Road and Downtown Pleasant Hill communities. It takes a special group of employees to help our senior residents live their lives to the fullest, surrounded by love, kindness and care. We believe happy employees he …


by Denee Naro

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How to Make Respite Care Work for a Loved One with Dementia

How to Make Respite Care Work for a Loved One with Dementia

The National Center for Biotechnology Information conducted a study, which proved that exposing dementia patients to respite has a positive effect on their behavior and memory. You might have been worried or feeling guilty about leaving your loved one with dementia for a respite care stay. However, this finding has proved that it can be beneficial for the health of your loved one. Despite this, you may face difficulties when using respite, especially if it’s for the first time. Some patients of dementia may refuse to leave home or leave their caregivers even for a short while. Others might request to go home while at the memory care respite f …


by Jonita Dixon

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