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Carlton Senior Living Vallejo (Coming Soon)

Carlton Senior Living has anxiously been awaiting the day we will be able to meet the needs of seniors and their families in the Vallejo area. We are excited to announce that in the near future many of our valued Vallejo seniors will be calling Carlton Senior Living Vallejo home. We look forward to fulfilling our mission to “Love, Honor & Provide” in a new community and we thank Vallejo for welcoming us with open arms:   Carlton Senior Living buys old Vallejo Elks Lodge site Dave Coluzzi, president of Carlton Senior Living, chats with the company’s general manager, Tim MacDonald, in front of the former Vallejo Elks Lodge that, if all …


by Denee Naro

Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Carlton Senior Living Vallejo

Diablo Ballet Visit - The Nutcracker - San Leandro

Carlton Senior Living of 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!


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living, Assisted Living Events, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Senior Living

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

Assisted Living, Assisted Living Events, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Senior Living

Residents of CSL Downtown Pleasant Hill Appreciate our Firefighters!

Thank You Firefighters - Downtown Pleasant Hill

Today we at Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill packed Pumpkin Spice/ Apple Harvest Cookies and delivered them to the local Fire Station for our Men/ Women in Service!! Some of our residents walked to the Fire station and we also had load full of residents tag along in the Carlton Bus!! The residents enjoyed every moment of it and the Firefighters loved their desert for tonight!! Please enjoy the photo gallery below.


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living, Assisted Living Events, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill, Senior Living

Carlton San Leandro's Night at the Opera

Residents, family and staff members dressed to the nines to celebrate a Night at the Opera Thursday evening.  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. Another spectacular memory to add to our Carlton events. Please enjoy the photo gallery below.


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living, Assisted Living Events, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Senior Living

Why Assisted Or Independent Living Trumps Living Alone

It is important to distinguish between the ‘traditional’ nursing home and assisted living options. Many different communities have a myriad of amenities. There are many reasons that seniors prefer assisted or independent living communities over living alone. These are a few of the most important reasons why that might be the right choice for you or your loved one. Reason #1 – Far More Socialization Living in an assisted living community (surrounded by other people your age) is far more social than being alone in your home. As we get older, people no longer have to work and have fewer social contacts as a result. With these living facilities, …


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Senior Living

What Makes Memory Care So Unique?

Despite the fact that it is more expensive than the traditional assisted living options, memory care is becoming a fast growing option for seniors. This is because it is a specialized treatment option that caters to those struggling with dementia. You often find: Design features and color-coded hallways to help with easy navigation; Sensory-based programming; A low staff-to-resident ratio; A secure environment where residents can walk. In order to match the demands of an aging population, many of the better living facilities are offering these memory care options. A few of the different resident quality-of-life factors that notice improvement …


by Jonita Dixon

Alzheimer’s Care, Assisted Living, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Dementia Care, Memory care

Annual BBQ - Downtown Pleasant Hill

Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill had our Annual Carlton Family BBQ this wk which was attended by close to 500 guests. Our Residents, their Loved ones, our Associates and their family members enjoyed all the festivities including BBQ Buffet, Bill Wilson & Band’s Country Western Music and lot of fun activities for the whole family!


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill, Senior Living