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Home Healthcare Matters

Michelle Meng starts her workday as a Geriatric Aide by climbing four flights of stairs in a Berkeley walk-up apartment building to check on ...
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Lead Social Worker Youngseong Seo shares a laugh with PACE participant Judy Ngo in Downtown Oakland.

Social Workers are at the Hub

A major benefit of PACE healthcare is access to a social worker. Center for Elders' Independence employs close to 20 social workers and assistants ...
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Friendships Blossom Through Translators

"Communication is everything, and these translators have been a game-changer," shares CEI driver Fernando Navarro. "Every day has been better ever since these translators ...
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An activities coordinator and a Guardian ADHC participant pose together to celebrate the 40th anniversary of CEI.

Serving West Contra Costa County

Center for Elders' Independence Brings Enhanced Services to West Contra Costa County Seniors Center for Elders' Independence is evolving to address an expected 485% ...
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Center for Elders' Independence CEO Maria Zamora on Accessible Housing Matters Podcast

Accessible Housing Matters Podcast Features Chief Executive Officer Maria Zamora on “Aging in Place.”

Researchers have found that just short of half - 44 percent - of all homeless people older than 50 years old hit the streets ...
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Senior wonders about his home care needs.

Choosing the Right Senior Home Care

There are many aspects to think through when looking at in-home care senior services for yourself or a loved one. What medical conditions are ...
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Center for Elders’ Independence Celebrates 40 Years

The Center for Elders' Independence (CEI) is entering its fifth decade of helping East Bay elders age independently and gracefully. More than 5,000 senior ...
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Seniors throw their hands up in the air to celebrate changes in the Medi-Cal system.

East Bay Seniors Benefit from CA Medi-Cal Changes

There are two significant changes that will make a big difference in the lives of many Alameda and Contra Costa County seniors. As East ...
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Maria Zamora, Chief Executive Officer at Center for Elders’ Independence Featured on Keep Up With PACE Podcast

Dr. Ankur Patel, host of the Keep Up With PACE podcast, interviews our own Maria Zamora, Chief Executive Officer of CEI and Chair and ...
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Seniors Enjoy Picnicking in the Midst of a Pandemic

Socializing is key to staying healthy Did you know social isolation is more deadly than smoking 15 cigarettes a day? That’s why it’s important ...
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