REDWOOD CITY, CA - Sunrise Senior Living, an industry pioneer and leading provider of senior communities providing individualized experiences and best-in-class care, announced the opening of its newest property in the heart of Silicon Valley, bringing area residents and their families high-quality senior living.
Sunrise of Redwood City will feature the dedication to care that Sunrise is known for. The commitment to specialized memory care programming is specifically designed to serve seniors with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Sunrise’s memory care program has been recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for successful completion of curriculum review and incorporating its evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations. In fact, 100 percent of Sunrise’s communities with memory practices have earned certification of essentiALZ, the Alzheimer's Association training and certification which educates care workers on current evidence-based, person-centered practices to care for individuals living with dementia.
Designed to seamlessly fit into the surrounding area, Sunrise of Redwood City features Spanish-influenced architectural elements complemented with modern design touches across its 56 graciously appointed Assisted Living suites, 19 Reminiscence Suites and 17 Terrace Club Suites. Each element of the property is thoughtfully curated to serve its senior residents and their families with lifestyle, health and safety needs in mind.
“We are excited to open our newest senior living community in this area and offer a beautifully concepted and well-appointed assisted living community,” said Layana Santos, Executive Director of Sunrise of Redwood City. “We are thrilled to serve this area’s seniors and their families with all levels of care that can evolve with their changing needs through our unique approach to evidenced-based care.”
Since opening its doors to its first community 40 years ago, Sunrise's unique Principles of Service and Core Values has set the foundation for a different type of senior community by placing needs of residents first. Today, Sunrise is one of the largest senior living providers in the U.S. and Canada, with the capacity to serve more than 28,000 seniors across 274 communities. Sunrise differentiates itself by pairing innovative design and technologies, with dedicated team members, individualized health and wellness plans, and thoughtful, purpose-driven programming, enriching residents' minds, bodies, and spirits while empowering them to live with purpose through our Sunrise Live With Purpose™ programming. Sunrise creates Individualized Service Plans(ISPs) that support Designated Care Managers in delivering personalized care based on the unique needs and preferences of every resident throughout its Assisted Living and Reminiscence Memory Care neighborhoods.
Sunrise of Redwood City is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood off El Camino Real, accessible to Route 101 and I-280. 45 minutes from San Francisco and San Jose, the property is situated close to an array of shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural options including two of Sunrise’s partnering institutions, the San Mateo County History Museum and the Fox Theatre which hosts the Peninsula Symphony.
With wellness and health at its center, Sunrise of Redwood City has direct access to a variety of walkable outdoor areas and sprawling green space such as Stafford Park, Stulsaft Park and Redwood City’s dynamic downtown, where residents can enjoy activities including farmers markets and Music on the Square in the summer. Additionally, the property ensures resident and family peace of mind with proximity to world-class medical support via Atherton Park Post-Acute, Vi at Palo Alto, Palo Alto Sub Acute Rehab Center and The Terraces at Los Altos Health Facility.
Sunrise takes a unique approach to designing its properties by incorporating technology, lifestyle and safety elements that serve to support all residents and their families. CareConnect, an electronic health record system, provides insights to support individualized care, care coordination and family communication with updates on residents’ health and care delivery. It allows caregivers, healthcare professionals, therapists, and pharmacists to access and document nearly every facet of a resident’s care continuum safely and securely. Sunrise's Signature Dining Program also uses technology to support residents’ holistic nutritional needs and support health and wellness. Smile®, The Sunrise family engagement app, helps families to stay connected with daily events, activities and photos, while providing direct connection to activities and dining coordinators, team members, and designated care managers.
“A great deal of thought went into the design of Sunrise of Redwood City to make it feel like home in every possible way,” said Layana Santos, Executive Director of Sunrise of Redwood City. “We are very proud of our team of highly qualified and passionate individuals who bring over 100 years of combined experience to the property and to the greater community.”