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Do you want this for your parent?

  • Someone to manage all of your parent's care?
  • A driver to bring your parent to all their medical appointments?
  • A social center with meals and activities? (We'll do the driving)
  • Help at home for your parent's personal care and health?

No email or phone number required

Learn If Your Parent Qualifies

All This is Included in PACE

Medical team

Coordinated Medical

  • Your parent's specialists may already be part of our network.
  • We provide full medical care, everything is coordinated and included.
  • Doctors, nurses and therapists spend time with your parent - no rushed appointments.
  • Hearing aides, glasses, foot care, dental work, medications are included.

In-Home Care

  • Your parent can live safely and independently.
  • Licensed home care aides and nurses.
  • Help with medications, rehab, wound care, personal care and light meals.

Rides to Appointments

  • No more taking off of work for medical appointments.
  • We drive seniors in our vans to every medical appointment and our social centers.

PACE Social Centers

  • Your parent can enjoy time with peers.
  • We drive people here and bring them home.
  • New friendships, nutritious meals, music, exercise, activities and special outings.

No email or phone number required


I feel so lucky that I can pick up the phone and speak to Mom’s case manager or her doctor. “

Debra Weberling, with mother, Patricia

We have home care. We get rides to the center and our appointments.
We get meals delivered. We go on outings with CEI.

Carlos and Esther Rosas, participants

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

“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

No email or phone number required

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is PACE?

A. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services authorized the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, known as "PACE," because it keeps many seniors safe and independent at home, instead of a nursing home in later years.

Center for Elders' Independence is licensed to provide PACE in the East Bay of San Francisco.

Q. What does this cost?

A. Most people pay nothing. There are never co-pays, deductibles or surprise bills.

  • There is no cost for people with full Medi-Cal.
  • There is a share-of-cost for people who have a Medi-Cal share of cost.
  • For people with Medicare (but not Medi-Cal), there is a monthly premium that depends on financial need - our benefits team can give you an estimate.

Q. Is this a doctor group, or insurance?

A. We are both. We have a complete medical network, and are the insurer. Everything that's medically needed is covered.

Q. Is this a permanent decision?

A. No. Your parent is never locked into a contract with us.