New regulations in 2021 open "all-inclusive" care to thousands more seniors. Learn what's included.
By Dianna Garrett, Center for Elders' Independence
Did you know the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly - PACE - is FREE for many Californians 55+ that require care and assistance?
You may qualify for this health plan that includes:
11+ Professionals Working For You
Your new care team will coordinate your medical, dental and eye care, and rehab therapy. We also provide nutritious meals, social outings, transportation and any in-home care and medical equipment you need.
Paid for by Medicare and Medi-Cal
Cost is no barrier because Medicare and Medi-Cal reimburse us directly for your care. If you are enrolled in these programs, you will pay nothing or your Medi-Cal “share of cost.”
PACE also accepts private-pay clients, or your long-term care insurance may pay for part of your premium.
Learn if you qualify
You may be eligible for our PACE healthcare if you:
In the East Bay of San Francisco
We are Center for Elders' Independence, a non-profit healthcare provider. We have 6 locations in East Bay neighborhoods. One is close to you.
Do you qualify? Find out today
The whole team at Center for Elders' Independence has made my life so much easier. They take care of everything, which is so wonderful.
Buddy Wolf, participant
We get rides to the center and our appointments.
We get meals delivered. We go on outings with CEI. We have home care.
Carlos and Esther Rosas, participants
“I feel so lucky that I can pick up the phone and speak to Mom’s case manager or her doctor at CEI. “
Debra Weberling, with mother, Patricia
“CEI has been a lifesaver. They have daily programs where mom can sing, which she loves to do.”
Brenda Jaxyon and Barbara Llarena, with mother, Rita
PACE is the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly.
Center for Elders' Independence is a member of the National PACE Association.
Center for Elders' Independence is a licensed provider of PACE in the San Francisco East Bay, California.