News & Events

News & Events

Stay In the Know at Portola Gardens

From community focused outings and events, to visiting groups and well-planned life enrichment activities, life at Portola Gardens is inspired by the surrounding neighborhood. A private dining room is available for special events or celebrations, and family and friends are always welcome to join us. We share these events and activities with you, along with educational articles and personal stories, to offer a sense of what our residents experience in life at Portola Gardens.

Moving Toward Joy and Productivity

Moving Toward Joy and Productivity

Feeling better but not quite great? There is a word for that – languishing. Many of us in Senior Care are finding ourselves in this state of limbo as the pandemic slowly abates. While it can seem like this is the new normal, knowing the feeling you are dealing with can help you move past it.

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The Longest Day – June 20th, 2021

The Longest Day – June 20th, 2021

Tanya Benjamin, Resident & family Services for Portola Gardens, shares her story for The Longest Day campaign. Started by the Alzheimer’s Association, The Longest Day encourages those with loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s to join the cause & get creative to raise awareness and fund to find Alzheimer’s disease.

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Thank You for the Music

Thank You for the Music

The Journal of American Geriatric Society recently confirmed what we already suspected, that music – listening, playing or creating – has a significant effect on cognitive functioning for older adults with dementia symptoms. Portola Gardens is excited to welcome Rosabell as our new Musical Activity Coordinator to help improve the quality of life for our residents through music and activities!

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May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month

Join us as we celebrate Older Americans Month (OAM) with this year’s theme of “Communities of Strength.” After a challenging year and being apart, this is a great reminder of the importance of community for support, connection and compassion.

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