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Care Packages for Our Troops

Carlton Senior Living has partnered with the Contra Costa Blue Star Moms for many years to provide support for members of the United States Armed Forces and its veterans. The Contra Costa Blue Star Moms not only provide support for active duty service personnel, they also promote patriotism, assist veterans organizations and are available to assist in homeland volunteer efforts to help our country remain strong. In preparation for the holidays, Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill is hosting a collection drive in partnership with the Contra Costa Blue Star Moms to help create care packages to send to our troops this holiday season. Ca …


by Denee Naro

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Community Outreach

Making A Difference in Our Lives Every Day

“Make A Difference Day” is held on the fourth Saturday every October but you don’t have to wait for a special day to make a difference. In the wake of the recent wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties, there have been countless opportunities to make a difference by assisting those in need and giving back to the community. When news of the fires first broke, Carlton Senior Living contacted disaster relief services and local hospitals to offer shelter and services to seniors who had been displaced by the fires. Because of the outpouring of support from the Carlton community, we have been able to offer shelter and comfort to numerous senior evacu …


by Denee Naro

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Community Outreach

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey Carlton Senior Living staff and residents extends their deepest concern and heartfelt sympathy to the millions of people in Texas and Louisiana who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. Disaster Assistance Click for a list of resources, both federal and local, that may be useful for those trying to navigate the insurance process and secure available financial assistance for residents and employees who have been impacted. Disaster Assistance Red Cross As you know the damage estimates from this storm are rising daily and the road to recovery will be a long one. Therefore, we encourage you to make a contribution to the relief …


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Community Outreach

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!


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Community Outreach

Carlton Senior Living Residents Give Back!

We at Carlton Senior Living know that we have the best residents our family could ever wish for. They, however, still constantly amaze us with their generosity, kindness and overall loving nature. Below you will see a list that is an amazing example of our resident’s ability to give back to the community. Our residents and associates have participated in contributing to each of the organizations listed. Whether it be creating “magic blankets” for NICU babies in the hospital, writing cards to those who need to read some kind words, collecting goods for foster children or the troops, making toys for pets in shelters or providing lunches to the …


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Community Outreach