Independent Living for Seniors in Palo Alto, CA

The Avant. Highly desirable. Most accommodating.

Along with all its advantages, independent senior living at The Avant gives you options. Attend or organize your own events in the spacious common areas. Whip up a favorite recipe at home, or come to the dining room for delicious food without the fuss. Enjoy a casual dip in the heated pool or join your friends for some invigorating group activities.

Park in the secure underground garage, or pick up the phone to request The Avant van or town car to avoid traffic. And while you’re doing it your way, you can be sure that The Avant’s well-trained and dedicated staff and management are behind you all the way.

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Spacious, unique common areas

  • Solarium with courtyard views
  • Media Room with Wi-Fi, computers and printers
  • Library with classics, bestsellers and reference books
  • Lounge with grand piano and conversation-friendly seating
  • Heated lap pool with therapeutic spa/whirlpool
  • Fitness center with treadmills, free weights and NuStep® machines
  • Underground garage parking

Maintenance and security services

  • Weekly light housekeeping and flat linen service
  • Concierge service
  • Town car or van driving service 7 days a week
  • On-site maintenance
  • 24/7 emergency call system


  • Guest lectures and discussion groups
  • Theater, dance, symphony outings
  • Bay Area festivals and concerts
  • Health and fitness classes
  • Aerobics, aquatic fitness, yoga, Tai Chi, weight training
  • Community college classes
  • Instructor-led art classes

See Current Activities Calendar


Plan for a perfect fit.

Select from three apartment styles. Each apartment comes with a full kitchen and washer/dryer unit. Most of the floor plans include a patio or terrace.

The Avant Studio
The Avant One-Bedroom
The Avant Two-Bedroom

Always something good cooking.

From chef-prepared works of art to something light, casual and delicious, dining at The Avant makes each day complete. Our menus include seasonal items of fresh, locally grown produce, fish, poultry, whole grains, the finest cuts of beef, seafood delicacies, specialty desserts and much more.

Included as part of your monthly fee

  • Restaurant-style breakfast Monday through Saturday
  • Restaurant-style dinners served daily
  • Sunday brunch with a full array of healthy, delicious choices
  • Optional lunch buffet
  • Carry-out any meal
The Avant Sample Menu

The Avant Wellness Center

Our services at The Avant Wellness Center are designed to enable you to access available resources in the community and to empower you to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Wellness services

  • Consultation by appointment with The Avant registered nurse
  • Monthly vital statistic monitoring by a licensed nurse
  • Consultation with a dietitian by appointment
  • Assistance with coordinating services for outside health care providers, including:
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Podiatry

Contact us for additional details about independent living services at The Avant, or call (650) 320-8626 to schedule a private tour.