Carlton Plaza: Home, sweet senior home
Carlton Plaza residents Virginia Aalborg and George Hinkle dance together in the activity room. Personal Expression Manager Pam Roy watches Aalborg's cocker spaniel, Daisy, as Mina Zamora, personal care aide, and Barbara and Paul Munson look on. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Davisite George Hinkle refers to two dates in his life with powerful distinction: Dec. 7, 1941, and March 22, 2014.
His life, as he tells it, changed radically on both days.
In one, he embarked on a path from being a young barber to an assistant military medic, earned the right for a free ride to college and launched his career in education. On the other date, he moved into the newly built Carlton Plaza in Davis at 2726 Fifth St. on its opening day. It's a residence for seniors, including those who may find the everyday ... Continue Reading