Senior Living in Palo Alto, California

Thrive in a friendly setting.

The Avant Independent Living and Palo Alto Commons Assisted Living are family-owned and privately held senior living communities. These sister retirement communities complement one another to provide meaningful options in residential senior living.

Get to know The Avant & Palo Alto Commons.
They were designed with you in mind.

The Avant Independent Living Palo Alto Commons Assisted Living

Gracious living. Financial peace of mind.

The Avant is a modern and vibrant boutique-style independent living community for active older adults in Palo Alto. Palo Alto Commons provides premier assisted living, Alzheimer’s/dementia care and exclusive, specialized higher levels of care in a lovely, residential setting. Both retirement communities have a month-to-month rental structure, allowing peace of mind without getting locked into an inflexible contract or tying up your assets.

Independent Living

The Avant is a boutique-style community with just 44 apartments. All of the spacious common areas are rightsized so you can socialize with a small group of friends and relatives in a delightful setting. Entertain guests in the Solarium with its courtyard views or organize a film review in the Media Room. Living here takes daily chores off your to-do list and frees you to enjoy active, pampered and intellectually enriching days. After all, you’ve earned it.


Assisted Living

Palo Alto Commons offers flexible personal care options, engaging activity programs and fresh and delicious meals by a dedicated, caring staff.  We believe in finding joy at every stage of life and in lending a helping hand with respect and a smile. You’ll find just the right amount of help with the perfect blend of freedom and security.



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