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Programs and Services

For Stevenson House Residents

SH_06_6198Stevenson House embodies a richness of experience, knowledge and wisdom, of culture and race and nationality. Residents lead full, active lives and take advantage of programs and services that promote healthy living and intellectual stimulation.

Residents routinely enjoy: international celebrations; computer-based activities; gardening; Tai Chi and biking; book and thespian clubs; exercise classes; music and singing parties; lively discussion groups; intergenerational learning with students; and visits from therapy dogs.


Through a partnership with La Comida who serves a professionally planned and prepared menu that changes daily. Each 3-course meal supports the nutritional needs of older adults. All food is prepared by our staff in our fully equipped kitchen. The diversity of diners and cuisines adds interest and pleasure to your dining experience. Some special dietary needs can be accommodated. A $3.00 contribution is asked from each person to help offset the cost of the meal. No eligible older adult (age 60 and over) will be denied participation because of failure or inability to contribute. Residents are also able to participate in the Brown Bag Program from Second Harvest Food Bank. Stevenson House will host a Farmer’s Market the second Thursday of the month.


A free shuttle to Downtown Palo Alto and the Stanford Shopping Center is provided by the City of Palo Alto. “Outreach” is a transportation option for mobility limited seniors in Santa Clara County. Our staff will assist residents in applying for this service.

24-Hour Assistance

Emergency call systems are standard equipment in each apartment and emergency on call personnel are available 24 hours per day.

Translation Services

Translators are available for Russian, Chinese and Spanish speakers.

Special Equipment

Grab bars and shower chairs will be installed upon request.

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