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In Honor of National Nurses Week

At Carlton Senior Living we are grateful for the role of our nurses in the communities and all that they bring to our residents, their families, and our teams. In honor of National Nurses Week our Carlton Senior Living San Leandro community supports the American Nurses Association and would like to highlight our nursing team; Geraldine, Stephanie, and Mark. Geraldine and Stephanie have built a fantastic team between themselves having worked together for the past seven years. The Director of Resident Services, Jocelynn, shares that “their communication is second to none, the way that they coordinate their time off and remain willing to cover a …


by Jessica Beck

Blog, Carlton Associates & Career News, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro

San Leandro Hiring Event

San Leandro Hiring Event

We’d love for you to join us for our San Leandro hiring event. Wednesday, February 28th  10AM to 12PM and 4PM to 6PM Carlton Senior Living San Leandro 1000 East 14th Street San Leandro, CA 94577 Location Details Walk-In interviews will be conducted. We are currently hiring Personal Care Aides and Medication Technicians to provide services to our Assisted Living and Memory Care Residents. CNA applicants are welcome. 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, an …


by Denee Naro

Carlton Associates & Career News, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro

Toy Soldiers Reign Over San Leandro

As part of our contribution to our local city programs, activities, and improvements, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro recently sponsored a toy soldier as a token of support for the San Leandro Downtown Association, and to bring a bit of whimsical charm to our downtown during the holiday season. According to German folklore, nutcrackers were given as keepsakes to bring good luck to your family and protect your home. This toy soldier nutcracker is one of 12 that adorn San Leandro, watching over our community’s good tidings and holiday well wishes! Learn more about Carlton Senior Living.


by Jonita Dixon

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Outreach

Celebrating the Holidays with Our Local Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts troop #506 made their annual holiday visit to Carlton San Leandro to sing Christmas carols for our residents, which of course spread many smiles. Troop #506 is from our local Roosevelt Elementary School. This beloved tradition came on a very special day for the Scouts, being that it was their 75th anniversary of being a chartered troop. Congratulations! We’re so happy to have been able to celebrate your special milestone together! We’re already looking forward to having you visit our community again soon. Happy 75th Anniversary Troop #506 Troop #506 singing us Christmas carols. Read more about the Entertainment and Events at Carlto …


by Jonita Dixon

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Events, Community Outreach

Diablo Ballet Visit - The Nutcracker - San Leandro

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro received a very special visit from Oakland’s Diablo Ballet. The stars of the Nutcracker shared their history with the ballet, their daily routines, and what it takes to prepare for this iconic holiday tradition. They ended with three performances, including the unforgettable Flower Dance, the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Waltz of the Snowflakes. It was a nostalgic and enjoyable evening for all. Learn more about the great Entertainment and Events offered in our Carlton Senior Living communities.


by Jonita Dixon

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Events, Senior Living Lifestyle

Veterans Day 2016 - San Leandro

Veteran’s at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro gathered to be honored on this Veteran’s Day with a special pinning ceremony. We began with saluting the flag while pledging the allegiance.  Each Veteran was then recognized with a certificate of appreciation, and a gold American flag pin. Residents shared their stories of triumphs and tribulations, shared their metals and memorabilia and most moving of all, their appreciation for one another. We truly honor their service and all that they have given to our country. Please enjoy the photo gallery below:


by Jonita Dixon

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Events

Carlton San Leandro's Night at the Opera

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro residents, family and associates dressed to the nines to celebrate a wonderful “night at the opera.” The night began with a formal cocktail social, including a music of the night martini bar followed by a candle lit prime rib dinner in the dining room. The evening was ended with an unforgettable performance of Opera singer Chris Pucci’s rendition of Phantom of the Opera. What a spectacular Carlton event!


by Jonita Dixon

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Events, Independent Living & Assisted Living, Senior Living Lifestyle

It's "A Matter of Balance" in San Leandro

A Matter of Balance is an evidence based fall prevention program that was piloted at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro. This 8-week structured class emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Residents learned to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance. Our last session was proceeded by a graduation ceremony complete with graduations caps, certificates of completion and a pizza party. Our proud resident graduates were Mildred Field, Jim Helt, Abby Her …


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Events, Senior Health & Wellness

Annual Local Hero BBQ - San Leandro

Carlton Senior Living San Leandro hosted their Annual Local Hero BBQ honoring all that our service men and women do for San Leandro.  Firefighters, paramedics, policemen, members of the city of San Leandro, and Mayor Pauline Cutter enjoyed a luncheon in their honor and the company of our residents and staff. Please enjoy the photos below.


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living, Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Events, Independent Living & Assisted Living

Associates on the Move - Veronica Pavlakis

When Veronica Pavlakis was still in high school, she decided to volunteer at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro (formerly Carlton Plaza San Leandro). The location was close to her home and she earned high school credits for the hours she worked. Though she was only 15 years old at the time, Pavlakis said she bonded with many residents at the community. Pavlakis enjoyed the experience so much she applied to work for Carlton Senior Living, and in 2008, she became the Director of First Impressions. In that position, Pavlakis said she really started to understand the Carlton Senior Living philosophy. “No one here says, ‘That’s not my job,’” Pavlak …


by Jonita Dixon

Associates On The Move, Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro