What is a continuing care retirement community?
A continuing care retirement community (CCRC) offers a tiered approach to the aging process. Organizations who are considered as CCRCs include independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing. Upon entering, healthy adults reside independently, when assistance become necessary they can move into assisted living or nursing care facilities. The Channing House assisted living and health care facilities are on site, so you never have to leave home.
What is a Life Care Community?
A life care community is a retirement community that offers three levels of care, Independent, Assisted and Skilled Nursing, all in one location. The monthly fees for care remain the same across all three levels of care, the fees do not increase if you need more care.
Who owns and manages Channing House?
Channing House is a local non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The Channing House Board of Directors are unpaid volunteers from the Palo Alto and Stanford Community who partner with our executive team to carry out the mission of Channing House.
What guest accommodations does Channing House provide?
Channing House offers guest rooms for out-of-town guests if you need extra space. Simply let us know in advance of your guest’s arrival and we can normally accommodate them. If you would like to host guests in your apartment, we can provide rollaway beds with linen service.
Does Channing House offer moving assistance?
We can help make moving easier. Our Marketing Director can help you smoothly transition to Channing House with information and recommendations in organizing and moving.
Can I bring my domestic pet(s)?
Contact us for our guidelines.
Can I redecorate or remodel my apartment?
Yes, this is your home. However, all custom renovations must be approved in advanced by our Facilities Director.
How often can friends and family visit?
Any time you wish.
Is there underground parking at Channing House?
Yes, underground parking is available for a fee. Surface parking is complimentary.
Are we allowed to smoke on campus or in our apartments?
No. As a Health Care Facility, Channing House is proud to remain a smoke free environment for the health of our residents, guests and staff.