Memory care at Palo Alto Commons in Palo Alto, California

Dementia & Memory Care in Palo Alto

Each person’s dementia journey – whether due to Alzheimer’s disease or another memory loss illness – is experienced by their whole family. At Palo Alto Commons, our highly trained family of caregivers works with you and your loved one to develop a personalized approach to care that honors each resident’s individual needs, experiences, skills, and interests.

The Journey at Palo Alto Commons offers residents dignified and compassionate care and specialized programming designed to stimulate and engage them, physically, emotionally, and socially. Activities are carefully tailored to suit residents’ different social and cognitive levels, from word games, art classes, and holiday celebrations to scenic drives, storytelling, and music programs.

Our safe and comfortable atmosphere and person-centered approach offers the highest quality of life through assistance with all activities of daily living and many specialized nursing services. Both private and shared accommodations are available where residents can have comforting mementos and favorite furnishings close at hand.

Palo Alto Commons also offers the exclusive Focused Care option for residents needing a high level of personal care, but with varying social and dining needs. This more customized approach utilizes our higher staff-to-resident ratio so participating Memory Care residents (including those in the latter stages of dementia and other memory impairments). Participants receive more extensive assistance and enriching activities suitable to their level of functioning, with an emphasis on sensory stimulation and reminiscence.

Core Services

  • 3 Fresh, Delicious Meals Daily
  • Morning & Afternoon Snack & Beverage Service
  • Weekly Housekeeping & Linen Service
  • Weekly Personal Laundry Service
  • Daily Bed-Making & Trash Collection
  • Medical & Dental Transportation Services
  • Full Activity & Entertainment Schedule
  • Utilities (Excluding Phone & Cable TV)
  • 24/7 Licensed Nurse & Trained Onsite Caregivers
  • 24/7 Emergency Call System & Personal Help Button
  • Onsite Maintenance

Care Services

  • Medication Assistance
  • Dressing & Grooming Assistance
  • Incontinence Assistance
  • Escort to Meals & Activities
  • Monitoring & Assistance with Dining
  • Escort to Medical Appointments
  • Safety Night Checks
  • Oxygen Management
  • Glucose Testing & Insulin Injections
  • Other Injections
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • First Aid
  • Monthly Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Monitoring of Weight Gain or Loss
  • Monthly Registered Dietitian Consultations