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A Fresh Approach to Senior Living

Designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, Arbor Terrace San Jose provides cutting edge approaches to care, dining and daily engagement, all anchored in deep connections and personalized attention. You will find a warm, inviting community coupled with engaging activities, giving you the peace of mind that we offer nothing but the best in care and quality of life for your loved one.

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Why Living Here Is Different

Why settle for anything but the best in senior living? Our community is operated by The Arbor Company. Arbor has 30 years of experience in senior living. We are so confident in our excellence that we are prepared to give your money back if you aren’t satisfied.

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People

You'll notice it right away: Our people are special. Welcoming new residents and team members with open arms, giving back to the community and helping each other be proactive with their health and well-being.

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Deep Connections

If you choose Arbor Terrace, you’ll get to know us, and we’ll get to know you. We pride ourselves on building personal, trusting relationships, and we use innovative programs to help us connect with you.

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Experience

Simply put, Arbor Terrace knows senior living. We have more than 30 years of experience in serving seniors & guarantee you'll enjoy living here with our 60-day money-back guarantee.

Meet Our Team

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Donna Crivaro

Executive Director

Donna is a Registered Nurse and has worked with seniors throughout her career. Donna's passion is to maintain a comfortable, caring environment for residents, family and staff. I am honored to work with seniors, to promote compassionate, loving care and to share in making memories with residents, families and staff. Donna has both personal and professional experience with memory care residents. Donna has Bachelor's degrees in nursing and business management. 

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Samantha Anderson

Director of Resident Relations

As Director of Resident Relations, Samantha contributes a genuine desire to serve and assist our residents and their families. Samantha received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of North Florida. “It brings me such joy to work for a company that treats every one of our residents as family. I am extremely proud to be a part of such a caring and compassionate team here at Arbor Terrace San Jose.”

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Aimee Karaitis

Engagement Director

Aimee started her career as a teacher within Duval County, in both public and private schools. As a volunteer for Community Hospice, she realized that her love for caring for others reached far beyond the school-aged years. A life-long learner, Aimee received her Master’s in Education Leadership from the University of North Florida. She enjoys creating fun and exciting programs for our residents. Her favorite saying is, "You’re never too old to learn something new!"

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Gini Turner

Senior Care Counselor

Gini is a native of Jacksonville and has over 15 years of experience in the senior care industry. With a smile and warm heart, Gini helps families navigate the services available for memory care and is proud to be part of Arbor Terrace San Jose. She is a trusted resource for seniors and adult children, serving with a high level of integrity and a compassionate approach.

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Valdir dos Santos

Maintenance Director

Val has over 15 years’ work experience as Maintenance Director in an Alzheimer’s assisted living facility and a HUD community for seniors. Val’s commitment to help seniors and provide great service is a cornerstone of his work ethic. “I feel proud and blessed to be part of the Arbor Terrace San Jose team.” Val strives to maintain the Arbor Terrace San Jose in good condition and maximize safety for residents, guests, and staff.

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Nora Bequette

Business Office Manager

Nora has come to Arbor Terrace with 30 years of professional, business, client management, and project management experience. Nora has worked in the health care industry as an Application Specialist for Pyxis and Relationship Manager for Hyatt Hotels and Automatic Data Processing. Nora started out as a part-time receptionist back in August of 2016. She was promoted to full time in December of 2017 as the Director of Resident Relations. Nora immersed herself in this role and created many internal processes to help Arbor Terrace Ponte Vedra run efficiently. Nora worked in this role for the past year and has recently been promoted to Business Office Manager at the San Jose location. Nora loves Arbor, the residents, the families, her coworkers and most of all the Arbor Way.

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Sandy Bernard

Dining Director

It is Sandy's passion for delicious food and satisfying appetites that are the key ingredients in the chef prepared meals she serves each day.

Dementia Care Options

Arbor Terrace San Jose offers different levels of dementia care, each designed to provide your loved on the highest quality of life at every stage of their journey.

Early Dementia Memory Care - The Bridges Neighborhood
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Early Dementia Memory Care - The Bridges Neighborhood

The Bridges Living program is designed to bridge the gap for those who need minimal to moderate cognitive support and assistance with the essential activities of daily living. Structured, daily programming geared toward preserving the independence and cognitive function is what sets our Bridges Living program apart from traditional Assisted Living.

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Advanced Dementia Memory Care - The Discovery Neighborhood
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Advanced Dementia Memory Care - The Discovery Neighborhood

The Discovery Living program is designed for those who need moderate to full cognitive support and assistance with most activities of daily living. Structured and daily programming allows opportunities to explore and meet sensory needs as well as transition through the day in a thoughtful environment.

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Testimonials

"I cannot overstate how grateful I am to have found Arbor Terrace San Jose and for the care and caring they give my Mom everyday. They went above and beyond to ensure her transition there went smoothly and have been attentive to her needs everyday. Every detail from the architecture to the food preparation has been purposefully designed to best meet the challenges that dementia entails. But most of all, it is the people that make the difference. Patience, compassion and concern for my Mom's wellbeing is displayed everyday from the front desk and office and administrative staff to the nurses and caregivers and kitchen staff. In particular, Silver Rehab is a truly unique asset and I have been amazed at the strides they have made with my Mom thanks to their special skills, endless patience and cutting-edge technology. In short, Arbor Terrace San Jose looks like a home and feels like a family. My only regret is not having discovered it sooner."

Andrew Sauer, Family Member

"My grandfather has recently joined the community at Arbor Terrace after spending several years with my Mother and I. The staff at Arbor Terrace San Jose has been very kind and informative about the entire process. They treat you like a family member and make sure your family member is well taken care of. They truly understand the difficulty of the transition for everyone and make it as easy as possible. We spent much time looking for a "right place" for Grandpa, who did so much for multiple generations of family, and we couldn't think of a better community for him. The security is top notch and adaptive to current technologies. (They use a mobile app to keep families informed of activities, really cool.) The staff is professional yet warm. It doesn't feel like a facility, it feels comfortable. I am always happy to come visit and see Grandpa thriving. He is engaged, safe and happy. I'd give more than 5 stars if I could."

Mark M., Family Member

"Is there a more difficult decision for anyone to have to make than the one of where to move your parent when they need a care facility? I think not. For my brother and me it was very emotional and scary to take our Mom out of her home of almost 60 years. The obvious things you look for of course are quality of care, safety, and meeting medical needs. The other more subtle things that mattered to us were a beautiful, clean, no smell home that all family and guests would be comfortable visiting and want to stay to be with her. Arbor Terrace has exceeded every hope and requirement that we had. The staff is so caring and loving that it feels like we are all friends, even extended family with the same goal of making our Mom happy and comfortable. I feel very lucky to have found this beautiful facility with this caring staff to make this time in our Moms journey better than we had dared hope for."

Laurie R., Family Member

"A year ago, my husband became someone we didn’t recognize. Dementia made its presence known and fear, confusion and hopelessness became part of our families’ life. Arbor Terrace staff reached out to us with open arms, loving support and much-needed information. Now my husband is surrounded by people he knows and trusts, lives in a safe environment and understands the reality of dementia. We are so grateful for your loving support."

Karen, Family Member

Floor Plans

Apartments designed specifically with seniors in mind. We have four floor plans to choose from, sure to fit your loved one's unique needs. 

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St Johns

Memory Care Studio, 1 Bath, 304 Sqft


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Dupont

Memory Care Studio, 1 Bath, 396 Sqft


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St Augustine

Memory Care Shared Studio, 1 Bath, 385 Sqft


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San Marco

Memory Care Shared 2 Bed, 1 Bath, 473 Sqft


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Want to learn more?

If senior living has ever crossed your mind, you owe it to yourself to learn more about Arbor Terrace San Jose. Contact us today.