Terraces of Los Gatos

The Terraces of Los Gatos is a full-service, Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Los Gatos, Ca.

Topics covered in this module (included as part of the LIVE and Video classes):

  • Information on the company and the culture
  • Features, benefits and differentiators of the company and the community
  • The requirements and expectations for residency
  • Types of health care services that are offered
  • Description of the types & quantities of the rooms
  • Rules and Guidelines for the community
  • Culinary options
  • Buy-in, Month-to-month and other costs
Your Teacher:


Debbie Duenas Fears is the Sales Counselor at The Terraces of Los Gatos. The community location opened in December of 1992 in the heart of the historic, charming town of Los Gatos. The Terraces of Los Gatos is a full service independent living “Continuing Care Retirement Community” located on a nine-acre campus with 175 residential apartment homes. We offer an array of services and amenities built into the monthly fees that provide an independent lifestyle with options, conveniences, and comprehensive health care services on campus.

The Terraces of Los Gatos is owned and managed by ABHOW, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation since 1949. The one-time entrance fees and monthly fees provide quality housing, and security of life-long residency, so you can continue to live your way in an area you love, with a firm plan for the future. Residential Living provides priority lifetime access to our continuum of on-site health care options, including assisted livingskilled nursing carememory support and short-term rehab

Our community provides maintenance free living, no worries, exciting, life-enriching opportunities, classes, concerts, games, group outings, volunteering – something interesting and enjoyable every day. A flat and easy-to-navigate campus with covered walkways, and beautifully landscaped gardens and courtyards. Our community is located next door to gourmet grocers, Kings Court Shopping Center, Whole Foods, restaurants, cafés, arts and entertainment are also easily accessible, so you can continue the lifestyle you’re used to.


  • Full service CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community)
  • 11 Acres overlooking the Santa Cruz Mountains
  • A short walk to downtown Los Gatos (shops, restaurants, & parks)
  • Owned by Episcopal Senior Communities
  • Month-to-month rental community with no Buy-in” fee.
  • $4,000 community fee
  • $500 deposit (no waitlist fee)
  • 30 hours of free downsizing, floor planning, packing and unpacking
  • Residential Living:
  • Lifetime access to our continuum of on-site health care options
  • Units:
  • Alcove
  • 1 bedroom, 1 bath
  • 2 bedroom, 2 bath
  • Patio Home
  • Assisted Living:
  • Personalized assisted living at The Lodge” helps residents who need a little extra support with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Customized daily schedule based on lifestyle and preferences
  • Comfortable, vibrant environment
  • Private residences with a full bathroom in each
  • Access to all community services and amenities
  • Supportive Services:
  • Three meals per day
  • Medication management and monitoring
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • 27/7 security and emergency call system
  • Memory Support:
  • Accredited by CARF-CCAC for meeting the highest national standards
  • Dedicated team creates an uplifting, person-centered environment
  • Customized care plan
  • Activities to promote self-esteem and maximum independence
  • Features of The Grove:
  • Personalized memory boxes outside each private suite
  • Bright open dining room with delicious, nutritious options
  • Private resident bathrooms
  • Common kitchen and open living/dining area
  • Secure outdoor garden
  • Salon and Spa services
  • Long-Term Care Skilled Nursing Care:
  • 24/7 nursing coverage and emergency response system
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Medication management and monitoring
  • Consultation and services from physicians, podiatrist, psychologist and dental services
  • Short-term rehab: physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Dietician-planned meals and snacks prepared by our chefs
  • Access to community services, amenities, activities and events
  • Medicare- and Medi-Cal-approved
  • Hospice care
  • Short-Term Care:
  • Helps you recovery from injury, illness or surgery
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Helps you gain: strength, balance, dexterity and independence
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal approved
Contact Information
Debbie Duenas-Fears, Sales Counselor
The Terraces of Los Gatos
800 Blossom Hill Rd.
Los Gatos, Ca. 95032
Phone: 408-357-1156