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.

Wildfire Smoke and Respiratory Health

Wildfire Smoke and Respiratory Health

As wildfires become a season in California, protecting your lungs and respiratory system from the fine particulates in smoke is a genuine concern. Children, pregnant women, the elderly and those with lung or heart disease are the most at risk for adverse health effects. Take it easy, stay inside and follow our tips to stay safer during periods of poor air quality.

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Hydration Information

Hydration Information

Dehydration is a common cause of hospitalization for seniors. As we age, our sense of thirst diminishes, and often seniors only feel thirsty when they are already dehydrated. During the warmer months, it is even more important to be aware of the signs of dehydration and make a concerted effort to stay hydrated.

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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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