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

Carlton Senior Living is Hiring

San Jose Hiring Event

We’d love for you to join us for our San Jose hiring event. Wednesday, February 28th  10AM to 12PM and 4PM to 6PM Carlton Senior Living San Jose 380 Branham Lane San Jose, CA 95136 Location Details Walk-In interviews will be conducted. We are currently hiring Personal Care Aide, Wait Staff and Housekeeping associates to provide services to our Assisted Living and Memory Care Residents. 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 car …

by Denee Naro

Carlton Associates & Career News, Carlton Senior Living San Jose

Resident Spotlight - Dick Morrill

Meet Dick Morill, Carlton Senior Living’s spotlight resident – Dick is originally from the city of Bristow located in Creek County, Oklahoma. He enjoys playing pinochle, cribbage, bridge and many other card games. Dick is excited to share a horse racing game he made with his Carlton neighbors called Derby Days. He created the horse derby game and ran it at the Morgan Hill Senior Center for years and thinks everyone will have a lot of fun playing it. Dick has also volunteered with the Helping Hearts and he is a great addition to the Carlton Senior Living San Jose community. View additional Resident Spotlight articles.       …

by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Jose, Resident Spotlight

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

Alzheimer’s Care, Caregiver Resources, Carlton Senior Living Davis, Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove, Carlton Senior Living Poet's Corner Pleasant Hill, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Carlton Senior Living San Jose, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Carlton Senior Living Santa Rosa, Carlton Senior Living Vallejo, Dementia Care, Memory Care