Be Engaged. Be Inspired.
Be Connected.

Programs and Activities

  • Gym, fitness classes, and therapy pool 
  • Personal Wellness coaching
  • In-house Tech tutoring
  • Online scheduling of Zoom and in-person visits 
  • Daily movies
  • Bi-weekly courtyard/balcony concerts
  • Monthly special events

"When my husband and I first visited The Redwoods, it was so lively that we felt like we were visiting a Community College campus." - Frieda Engle, Resident

Resident-Driven Programs

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Resident Association

The Resident Association is an essential part of the core culture and fabric of The Redwoods' community. Residents meet to discuss and debate various issues and opportunities confronting community life. The Resident Association interacts closely with our Board of Directors and Management.  

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Rock the Ages

This unique rock'n'roll chorus is comprised of singers, experienced and new, who want to learn NEW popular music - not the music they grew up with! Music and singing are great for the brain, memory, camaraderie and general well-being. Weekly practices are open to all.

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Meditation Group

Residents play an active role in initiating and leading group activities. The Meditation group meets in the Sanctuary every week to practice quiet sitting in a non-sectarian and inclusive environment open to residents of all spiritual paths, helping to create a sense of community and supportiveness. 

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Wellness Committee

The Wellness Committee at The Redwoods sits at the heart of our unique campus culture. The committee is comprised of 50/50 staff and residents. As such, a high level of exchange and communication occurs. The Wellness Committee sets the pace and direction for many campus initiatives and programs. 

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Corridor Representatives

Our residents play an active role in our Emergency Management System. Corridor Reps attend monthly safety meetings on behalf of their floor and report back to their neighbors with any important updates. They also coordinate with staff in welcoming new residents and executing evacuation drills.

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Seniors for Peace

Mill Valley Seniors for Peace is a group of senior citizens committed to world peace, social justice and genuine democracy. Founded in 2003 just before the Iraq War, the Mill Valley Seniors for Peace has held a Peace Demonstration every Friday at 4 p.m. (rain or shine) for almost 20 years at the corner of Miller Ave. & Camino Alto - come honk!

Health and Fitness for Strength and Balance

The John L. Levinsohn Center for Dynamic Aging integrates our health and fitness programming within one vibrant gathering place that includes :

  • Cardio equipment room
  • One-to-One personal training
  • Fitness Studio for movement & exercise classes
  • Aqua therapy pool & hot tub
  • Massage therapy room
  • Weekly class schedule
  • Fun Health & Wellness "Campaigns"

Dining at The Redwoods

We believe that eating well can be one of the greatest pleasures in life. Our dining room serves a delicious, seasonal variety of healthy and nutritious foods created by professional chefs who love what they do. 

A full-time nutritionist is on staff to help with our residents' special dietary needs and support changes in diet and nutrition where they are needed and desired.

Meals can be delivered to residents' apartments for a small fee.

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Robert S. Scott Organic Garden

Located next to the creek and marsh, the Organic Garden is a relaxing and rejuvenating place where residents and their families can enjoy the outdoors.

Residents, along with volunteers from the community, have a chance to participate in propagating, planting and caring for a huge variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers. The planter boxes are designed for easy access for those in wheelchairs.

The harvest is available every week for residents to take home and enjoy.

We Have Fun! Watch Our Lip Dub Video

Watch our video to get a taste of the kind of fun we try to have every day at The Redwoods. Visit our YouTube Channel to see our wide variety of videos made post-Covid to bring you quality fitness classes in your home. Enjoy! 

Connected Living App

Residents and their families have easy access to all the events and programs, menus of the day, and other information, all on an easy to use app called Connected Living, on their smart phones or on their TV at The Redwoods.

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Shuttle Loops

Every week our Shuttle Loops go to a variety of Mill Valley and Marin County locations. Sign up for a Shuttle Loop at the Front Desk. It's so easy to get out and about!

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Medical Shuttles

Medical Shuttles take residents to doctors' appointments every Wednesday and Friday. Residents simply submit a request at the Front Desk. 

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Enjoy a variety of guided trips each month. Destinations include San Francisco, the Marin Farmer's Market, museums, bookstores and restaurants.

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Public Transit

The Redwoods offers easy access to Marin Transit, Golden Gate Transit and SMART Train and within a short distance to the Marin Airporter.

Volunteering at The Redwoods

Volunteers from throughout the local community are a vital part of campus life and programs at The Redwoods. From bringing in service dogs, to providing technology help, facilitating game nights, or pouring wine at socials... a little time makes a big difference. Consider being a volunteer and enriching both our residents' lives and your own!

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