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Walking Together to End Alzheimer's

This year Carlton Senior Living communities collectively participated in three different walks hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association. Recruiting a total of nearly 140 participants we took a walk in Sacramento on September 29th, Silicon Valley on October 13th and Walnut Creek on October 20th. At this time, we are thrilled to announce that we have raised a total of $22,897.00! We at Carlton Senior Living have been helping and caring for residents since 1985 and we want to continue helping whenever we can by giving back to our local communities. The Alzheimer’s Association is an American non-profit voluntary health organization that focuses on c …


by Jessica Beck

Alzheimer’s Care, Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Carlton Senior Living Concord, Carlton Senior Living Davis, Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove, Carlton Senior Living Fremont, Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Poet's Corner Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Carlton Senior Living San Jose, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Outreach, Dementia Care, Memory Care

Chef MJ's Pumpkin Cheesecake & Gingersnap Cookie Recipes

The holidays are quickly approaching and Chef MJ’s Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe is sure to impress your guests. Serve with MJ’s freshly baked gingersnap cookies and top with whipped cream, caramel sauce, a dusting of cinnamon and white chocolate shavings for an added wow factor. Chef MJ recently prepared this tasty dessert for residents and their families during Carlton Senior Living Sacramento’s candlelight dinner and it was definitely the perfect way to kick off the “pumpkin spice” season.     Prepare pumpkin cheesecake filling and serve with Chef MJ’s gingersnap cookie recipe: Chef “MJ” Jackson is now preparing his favorite dishes f …


by Denee Coleman

Blog, Carlton Senior Living Davis, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Recipes

Sacramento Hiring Event

Sacramento Hiring Event

We’d love for you to join us for our Sacramento hiring event. Thursday, September 6th 10AM to 12PM and 3PM to 5PM Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue Sacramento, CA 95825 Location Details Walk-In interviews will be conducted. Come see our beautiful community and learn about employment opportunities. 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 happy residents, and that’s why we take great care in recruiting, training and retaining people who embrace and embody our unique “culture of caring.” W …


by Denee Coleman

Carlton Associates & Career News, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

All American Pet Photo Day

At Carlton Senior Living we seized the opportunity to charge our smart phones and cameras to take the perfect snapshots to celebrate All American Pet Photo day! Our Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill Community dedicated an afternoon event to host a parade for all of our beloved furry friends and we are excited to share with you the top dogs of the cat walk!       Jim T.’s dog “Koukla” and Betty’s dog “Buttons” certainly dressed patriotic for the occasion. Buttons made her second year debut at the parade. Some might even say that Koukla  and Buttons were “all wrapped up” in this event! To the right, Katy, Dining Room Server, brought her dog t …


by Jessica Beck

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Memory Care

Resident Spotlight - Willis "Bill" Courtney

Meet Carlton Senior Living’s spotlight resident Willis “Bill” Courtney – Bill was born as the only child to Willis and May Courtney in San Francisco, California. He has always resided in California since being born and moved to Sacramento when he was nine years old. However, Frank Sinatra said it best and Bill agrees that he left his heart in San Francisco, his favorite city in the world. After marrying his beloved late wife Shirley, they welcomed to the world and their family three beautiful children, a daughter and two sons. Bill attributes the birth of his children as being his favorite life experience thus far. Although Bill was employed …


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Resident Spotlight

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

Sacramento Hiring Event

Sacramento Hiring Event

We’d love for you to join us for our Sacramento hiring event. Tuesday, April 10th  10AM to 12PM and 3PM to 5PM Carlton Senior Living Sacramento 1075 Fulton Avenue Sacramento, CA 95825 Location Details Walk-In interviews will be conducted. Come see our beautiful community and learn about employment opportunities. Refreshments will be provided. 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 happy residents, and that’s why we take great care in recruiting, training and retaining people who embrace and embody our u …


by Denee Coleman

Carlton Associates & Career News, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

Resident Spotlight - John Connelly

Meet Carlton Senior Living’s spotlight resident, John Connelly – John Robert Connelly was born on May 6, 1934 and spent a great deal of his life in Sacramento. As a young adult, John attended and earned his high school diploma from C.K. McClatchy High School. After graduation, he moved to Chicago, Illinois in order to attend the University of Chicago. There he recalls that he spent most his freshman year completing undergraduate and general education requirements. Soon after John completed his first year of college, he enlisted in the military. John served in the Army for three years as a special agent for the Counterintelligence Corps (Army …


by Denee Coleman

Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Resident Spotlight

National Puppy Day: Meet JJ, Bear and Tessie Sue

At Carlton Senior Living we indeed recognize the value of pets and the companionship they provide for our residents. Our communities are “pet-friendly.” More specifically in our Memory Care neighborhoods our residents and staff host a pet for the residents to connect with and bond over during their transition and integration into a new environment. We have found that often, the companionship of the pets chosen can help to provide comfort and security for our residents and aid in the ease of behaviors associated with the progression of the disease process. We are pleased to share with you today, in honor of National Puppy Day, three of our Mem …


by Jessica Beck

Alzheimer’s Care, Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Carlton Senior Living San Jose, Dementia Care, Memory Care

"Dine & Dash" with Chef MJ

March is National Nutrition Month, and we are thrilled to showcase the most recent “Dine and Dash” at our Carlton Senior Living Sacramento community hosted Thursday, March 8th. The “Dine & Dash” allowed local professionals which included referral agents and social workers to dash in and check out our community and take with them a homemade meal to dine and enjoy with their families at home! Through our partnership with Bristol Hospice, who provided desserts and Senior Care Solutions, who provided beverages the event was a success! Of course for the meals, we had a fantastic blend of flavors all created by our very own Chef MJ and his culi …


by Jessica Beck

Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Community News

Sacramento Region Hiring Event

We’d love for you to join us for our Sacramento region hiring event. Tuesday, January 30th  10AM to 12PM and 3PM to 5PM Sacramento – 1075 Fulton Ave., Sacramento 95825 Davis – 2726 5th Street, Davis 95618 Elk Grove – 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758 Come learn about employment opportunities at your preferred community listed above.    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 happy residents, and that’s why we take great care in recruiting, training and retaining people who embrace and embody our …


by Denee Coleman

Carlton Associates & Career News, Carlton Senior Living Davis, Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

CSL Spotlight Resident, Timothy Armstrong

Resident Spotlight - Timothy Armstrong

Meet Timothy Armstrong, Carlton Senior Living spotlight resident – Timothy was born in 1955 in Sacramento, California. He was raised by mother, Dorothy Meadows, and stepfather, Robert Meadows. He has a stepsister, a stepbrother and two half-brothers named Tony and John. Timothy was previously married to Elizabeth and has two stepchildren, Scott and Tim. He also has three granddaughters. Prior to his retirement, Timothy was employed as an audiologist for seven years at Sutter Hearing Speech Center. He later became the owner and operator of American River Hearing, where he worked for 25 years. Throughout his lifetime Timothy traveled through mo …


by Jonita Dixon

Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Resident Spotlight