The San Carlos Elms
The Grove
You've a Lot of Living To Do! Welcome to San Carlos Elms, a rental housing community created especially for seniors who desire the security of supportive services. As a resident, you will experience the comforts of home, from inviting full-sized apartments to spacious community common areas. Linger over coffee in the gracious Elms dining room or join the fun of one of the many activities. San Carlos Elms is a warm and friendly community that provides the opportunity for you to make new friends and neighbors, and the cordial surroundings to entertain long-time friends and family. Everything at the Elms is designed to fit your needs and desires, to make you feel right at home..

Located in the charming town of San Carlos, the Elms is just steps away from the quaint shops, cafes, Adult Center, and library that make the city a long-time favorite on the Peninsula. San Carlos Elms is a quality blend of independent apartment-style living with the security and friendly atmosphere you desire in your life.
San Carlos Elms is owned by the San Carlos Development Corporation, a non-profit organization established to provide the finest in senior housing in San Carlos. The Board of Directors is comprised of civic leaders who live in San Carlos.
It's Your Life & Choice! With the Elms, you're selecting the finest in senior living. Here you'll find services you would enjoy in a fine hotel, provided with the feeling of home. Delight in the wonderful dining experience with meals served three times daily in the beautiful Elms dining room. Weekly housekeeping and linen service allow you extra time to enjoy making new friends and catching up with old ones. Our individualized personal care plan enables you greater independence and care, should you ever need or desire them. Energize your day with a gentle workout, participate throughout the day in a wide variety of activities from our calendar events. A full array of activities, classes and social programs, along with our complimentary shuttle & town car service allow you to explore programs, excursions, and adventures.
Choose from eighty-nine attractive apartments, each with its own balcony or patio. Each studio, one or two-bedroom apartment comes with a fully appointed bath, wall-to-wall carpeting, a cozy convenient kitchenette, emergency monitoring system, and hookups for your telephone and cable TV. With the addition of your own home furnishings and family treasures, you will feel right at home. The Elms community includes a finely appointed dining room, resident lounge, library, recreation parlor, exercise area, and spacious lounge for informal gatherings.

At San Carlos Elms we know the importance of maintaining your health, so we have a Wellness Program designed with your health needs in mind. Your wellness program allows you to participate to the extent you desire and to choose from a wide array of services and programs designed by professionals to enhance your health and vitality.
Decide What's Right For You! You come a long way to get to where you are today, and you know what you want and need to live your life to its fullest. At San Carlos Elms we understand that a little help now and then doesn't mean giving up your independence. Our professional staff will assess your individual needs with you and tailor an individualized personal care program that will deliver the extra help you desire in the privacy and comfort of your own apartment, should you ever require these services. This personalized care service is only the beginning in providing you independence and peace of mind in your new home. Our 24-hour emergency call system gives you immediate access to a member of our trained staff who is available to provide services and help if you need it. At San Carlos Elms we have eliminated the constant demands of home upkeep to give you the freedom to pursue the pleasures that you enjoy in life. Now you can put your energy into living and enjoying your life to its fullest.

2011 Constant Contact* All-Star Award Winner

2011 Spiritcare Ministry to Seniors Honor - Kathleen Sullivan

2010 Volunteer of the Year

2010 Assisted Living of the Year - Consumer Business Review

2010 Top Workplaces - Bay Area News

2009 Administrator of the Year - Scott Evans

2001 HUD Secretary's Commendation

2001 Humane Society's Paws for Applause Award