Gracious Senior Living,
Flexible Lifestyle Options

Luxury Senior Living in Palo Alto, California

Luxurious. Carefree. Vibrant. Discover senior living the way it was meant to be, at Palo Alto Commons in the heart of beautiful Palo Alto. Our modern and elegant residential setting provides an environment where residents will thrive and flourish.

Live life on your terms with distinctive sister communities providing three exceptional lifestyle choices. The Avant offers stylish, maintenance-free Independent Living for active older adults, while Palo Alto Commons incorporates premier Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s/Dementia care. These complementary communities and levels of care provide the flexibility and peace of mind you or your loved one needs to enjoy each day to the fullest.

Palo Alto Commons


4075 El Camino Way Palo Alto, CA 94306

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Elevate Every Day

Whether you’re always on the go or prefer to take things at a slower pace, Palo Alto Commons offers a wide range of services, amenities, and programs to enrich your life.

Take a relaxing dip in the heated pool and spa, or join in an aqua fitness class. Meet up with old friends or make new ones over a glass of wine or at a book club discussion. Take a stroll around our lovely courtyards or along the scenic trails in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Browse the high-end department stores and boutiques at nearby Stanford Shopping Center, before heading back home to enjoy the evening’s mouthwatering dinner selections in the elegant dining room. The choice is always yours.

Some additional amenities residents will enjoy at Palo Alto Commons include:

  • Monthly Calendar of Programs & Activities
  • Fully Equipped Fitness Center
  • Concierge Services
  • Scheduled Transportation Services
  • Secured Underground Parking
  • Weekly Housekeeping & Linen Services
  • Pet-Friendly Community
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Residents walking their bikes along the beach near Palo Alto Commons in Palo Alto, California
Resident couple toasting to their decision to live at Palo Alto Commons in Palo Alto, California

Unique Lifestyle Choices

Be pampered and live well at Palo Alto Commons, in Palo Alto, with three distinctive living options, each customizable to perfectly suit your wants and needs.

The Avant features modern and vibrant boutique-style residences for active and independent seniors, without the burdens of home maintenance. Palo Alto Commons offers Assisted Living apartments with a range of available services and the perfect blend of autonomy and support. If your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another memory loss illness, Palo Alto Commons also provides specialized care plans and Memory Care suites.

Both The Avant and Palo Alto Commons have a month-to-month rental structure, providing maximum flexibility and financial peace of mind.

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Thoughtfully Designed, Artfully Finished

Experience the ideal balance of practical layouts and upscale finishes throughout the spacious studio, one, and two bedroom apartments at Palo Alto Commons in Palo Alto, California. This is senior living, redefined.

Each light and bright floor plan can be personalized with your own treasured keepsakes and furnishings, while offering plenty of room to entertain friends and loved ones. Depending on the living option you choose, apartments offer a full kitchen or kitchenette, and many units also feature a private balcony or patio, and lovely courtyard or city views. Contact us today to learn more about our available floor plans.

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Discover Palo Alto & the Ventura Neighborhood

Located in Northern California’s Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is one of the most desirable locales in the Golden State. With the Santa Cruz mountains to the west, and San Francisco Bay to the east, Palo Alto is surrounded by natural beauty and conveniently situated just 40 minutes southeast of downtown San Francisco.

From Palo Alto Commons in Palo Alto’s central and convenient Ventura neighborhood, enjoy favorite local eateries such as Fuki Sushi for traditional Japanese fare or the rustic charm of Vina Enoteca for delicious Italian cuisine. Pick up your own essentials from Sprouts Farmers Market, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Market, and Walgreens, and celebrate unique finds at the Stanford Shopping Center and San Antonio Center. You’ll also appreciate the reassurance of knowing the prestigious Stanford, Kaiser Permanente, and El Camino Hospitals and their affiliated medical centers are nearby.

Experience all that Palo Alto Commons and Palo Alto have to offer. Contact our friendly team to schedule your personal tour.

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How WellQuest is responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At WellQuest Living, we are committed to providing the best quality of life to those under our care. That commitment means taking the health of our residents, their family members and our team members very seriously. As with others in our industry, we are heavily focusing on prevention and management of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Since the first reports of the virus, we have been proactively monitoring the constantly changing situation and working to ensure that we are prepared. (Read More)