Diablo Ballet Visit – The Nutcracker – San Leandro

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

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

Resident Spotlight - Gladys Peshout

On November 2nd we celebrated the 106th birthday of our long time resident Gladys Peshout! Along with her friends here at Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, her family and staff, we enjoyed the afternoon with her favorite chocolate cake, and big band music from the 30’s. Gladys says that the secret to longevity is …. there is no secret, just be happy! Please enjoy the photo gallery below.


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, Resident Spotlight

Bertha Turns 103!

It’s not everyday a resident turns 103. It’s not everyday a resident makes a picture collage and shares with the community management. Good times! Fun was had by all! Great music, good cake, gifts and some crazy dancing. Bertha deserves such a celebration. Bless her heart!


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living Events, Blog, Carlton Senior Living

Magic Blankets- Carlton Plaza San Leandro

Like clock work, every Wednesday morning our Magic Blanket creators make their way to the Personal Expressions room to start or finish a magic blanket. Conversation ensues during the process “How about we donate to Oakland’s Children’s ICU unit this time?”  “Remember when we donated to George Marks Children’s Hospice, and how grateful they were?”. In a span of six months our residents can make up to seventy blankets, each fleece blanket is cut, tied and handled with a loving touch. Each is then washed, wrapped in Carlton ribbon, and attached with this magical message: This Magical Blanket is infused with love and healing powers. Hand created …


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living Events, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog